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tropoelastin


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The soluble polypeptide precursor of elastin. Secreted tropoelastin molecules are aligned on a scaffold of fibrillin-rich microfibrils and crosslinked by the formation of desmosine to form elastin fibres.

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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