Fibronectin and Other Structural Proteins

  • Kenneth M. Yamada


Extracellular matrices and basement membranes contain several other important proteins in addition to the well-known macromolecules collagen, elastin, and proteoglycans. Until these additional proteins were identified by high-resolution biochemical techniques, they were described collectively as “noncollagenous structural proteins” (e.g., Robert et al., 1970).


Basement Membrane Hyaluronic Acid Disulfide Bond Cyanogen Bromide Plasma Fibronectin 
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  • Kenneth M. Yamada
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Molecular BiologyNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of HealthBethesdaUSA

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