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Elastin, soluble from human aorta

lyophilized powder

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biological source

human aorta


lyophilized powder


cell culture | mammalian: suitable


salt, free

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Gene Information

human ... ELN(2006)

Biochem/physiol Actions

Elastin, along with fibrillin, is responsible for the elastic properties of skin and arteries. Reported inhibitor of Clostridial collagenase.

Preparation Note

Prepared from E6777 using the method of Partrige, et al.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Jinzhi Li et al.
BMC cancer, 20(1), 217-217 (2020-03-17)
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the most common cancer and a leading cause of death worldwide. Extracellular matrix (ECM) proteins regulate tumor growth and development in CRC. Elastin (ELN) is a component of ECM proteins involved in the tumor microenvironment. However
E H Sage et al.
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 79, 291-312 (1977-01-01)
The aortae of a number of vertebrates and invertebrates were tested for the presence of elastin to determine when this protein first appears phylogenetically. Using several criteria, including amino acid composition, presence of desmosines, and histological characteristics, we found that
The chemistry of connective tissues. 2. Soluble proteins derived from partial hydrolysis of elastin.
The Biochemical journal, 61(1), 11-21 (1955-09-01)
Tony Collins et al.
Microbial cell factories, 12, 21-21 (2013-03-01)
Silk-elastin-like proteins (SELPs) combining the physicochemical and biological properties of silk and elastin have a high potential for use in the pharmaceutical, regenerative medicine and materials fields. Their development for use is however restrained by their production levels. Here we
Wolfgang G Mouton et al.
Swiss medical weekly, 143, w13755-w13755 (2013-02-28)
The ultrastructure of venous valves and walls in chronic venous disease was investigated. Consecutive patients were categorised into one of three groups (group A: patients with C1 venous disease in accordance with CEAP (Clinical severity, Etiology, Anatomy, Pathophysiology); group B:

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