type III collagen


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type III col·la·gen

collagen characteristic of reticular fibers.
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Type I and type III collagen interactions during fibrillogenesis.
The repaired tendon is composed of a fibrovascular scar with a large proportion of type III collagen.
Collagen binding with type III collagen was highly sensitive to defects in multimer distribution (Table 2).
Type III collagen has decreased strength compared with type I collagen, with only 20 percent of strength regained in the first three weeks of healing.
Assembly of human prolyl 4-hydroxylase and type III collagen in the yeast pichia pastoris: formation of a stable enzyme tetramer requires coexpression with collagen and assembly of a stable collagen requires coexpression with prolyl 4-hydroxylase.
The recombinant human type III collagen used to make the cornea uses a proprietary technology developed by a company called Fibro- Gen Inc.
Enhanced type III collagen gene expression during bleomycin induced lung fibrosis.
in collaboration with Kyushu University and Chigan Mai University in Thailand, has discovered that extract of Duabanga (scientific name: Duabanga grandiflora), a tropical leaf, induces the production of type III collagen and as a result improves wrinkles.
Vascular type Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is an autosomal dominant condition which results from a mutation in the COL3A1 gene which causes production of abnormal Type III collagen (2), which is an essential component of many connective and elastic tissues including the skin, blood vessels, gastrointestinal tract and uterus.
The algorithm combines patients age with levels of the serum markers hyaluronic acid, N-terminal propeptide of type III collagen, and tissue inhibitor of matrix metalloproteinase 1 (Gastroenterology 2004;127:1704-13).