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Biochemistry of Collagen with Special Reference to the Arterial Wall

  • R. Kent Rhodes

Abstract

Investigations of the last decade have produced major advances in collagen biochemistry (for reviews see Bornstein and Sage 1980; Bornstein and Traub 1979; Eyre 1980; Prockop et al. 1979; Miller and Gay, in press). Among the most significant has been the discovery of the genetically distinct collagens that spawned numerous studies concerning the characterization and distribution of the various collagen types. Such studies have also begun to elucidate .some of the roles collagen can play in both normal and pathologic conditions (Gay and Miller 1978).

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Collagen Type Bovine Aortic Endothelial Cell Type Versus Collagen Fibrous Plaque Amniotic Fluid Cell 
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