fibrillin


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fibrillin

(ˈfɪbrɪlɪn)
n
a glycoprotein responsible for the formation of elastic fibres in connective tissue
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The FBN1gene encodes for fibrillin-1, which is a 350 kDa glycoprotein member of the fibrillin family, that are the major components of microfibrils in the extracellular matrix of elastic and non-elastic tissues.
Fibrillin microfibrils are reduced in skin exhibiting striae distensae.
Linkage of Marfan syndrome and a phenotypically related disorder to two different fibrillin genes.
The disorder results from molecular defects in the fibrillin genes, which are responsible for the impaired structural integrity of the skeletal, ocular, and cardiovascular system.
Underlying this inherited disease is a disorder of the fibrillin gene which results in defective fibrin and collagen production.
This vitamin is required for the formation of collagen fibers and other connective tissue components such as elastin, fibronectin, proteoglycans, the bone matrix and elastin-associated fibrillin (6).
This genetic disorder involves mutations of the fibrillin gene that lead to a diverse presentation of abnormalities in multiple organ systems.
Bu durum, genc olgularda fibrillin frajilitesinin fazla olmasi nedeniyle gerginlige bagli fibrillin mikrofibrillerinin hasarlanmasina baglanabilir.
Among the topics are cadherins, adherens junctions and desmosomes, integrins and focal contacts, receptor tyrosine phosphatases, Notch and Slit-Robo signaling, adhesive binding to collagen and fibrillin, and complex adhesive mechanisms involved in leukocyte migration and malaria.
The BBC's Horizon highlighted a study which showed the original cream, No7 Protect & Perfect Beauty Serum, stimulated the production of fibrillin, a protein that boosts skin's elasticity.
Inhibition of fibrillin 1 expression using U1 snRNA as a vehicle for the presentation of anti-sense targeting sequence.