Fibroblasts, Collagen, Elastin, Proteoglycans and Glycoproteins

  • C. M. Lapière
  • B. V. Nusgens
Part of the Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 87 / 1)


In vertebrates the specific morphological and physiological features of skin result predominantly from the function of the epidermis. It is, however, well established that the organogenesis of the epidermal cover and its functional properties are intimately related to precisely timed and spatially defined interactions with the dermis.


Elastic Fibre Triple Helix Collagen Biosynthesis Cutis Laxa Polypeptide Core 
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