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Clinical Biochemistry of Connective Tissue and its Role in Ageing

  • H. Greiling
  • R. Reinards
  • K. Kleesiek

Abstract

The connective tissue is a target organ in the body, in which the dependent changes can be seen with our eyes. The wrinkling skin is one the evidences of the physiological ageing process, especially of the connective tissue.

Keywords

Articular Cartilage Chondroitin Sulfate Keratan Sulfate Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan Glycosaminoglycan Chain 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Greiling
  • R. Reinards
    • 1
  • K. Kleesiek
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Clinical Chemistry and PathobiochemistryAachen University of TechnologyAachenGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Laboratory and Transfusion MedicineHeart Center North-rhine-WestfaliaBad OeynhausenGermany

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