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Elastic Fibre Assembly Process
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'''Elastic Fibre Assembly Process'''
  
1) Tropoelastin transported to assembly sites on cell surface with assistance with Lysyl Oxidase. Aggregation of Tropoelastin with regulation with Fibulin-4 which facilitates the cross-linking of molecules
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'''1)''' Tropoelastin transported to assembly sites on cell surface with assistance with Lysyl Oxidase. Aggregation of Tropoelastin with regulation with Fibulin-4 which facilitates the cross-linking of molecules
  
2) Aggregates remain on cell surface while new elastin is added to increase the size
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'''2)''' Aggregates remain on cell surface while new elastin is added to increase the size
  
3) Transfer of aggregates to extracellular microfibrils which interact with the cell through integrins
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'''3)''' Transfer of aggregates to extracellular microfibrils which interact with the cell through integrins
  
4) Elastin aggregates on microfibrils coalesce into larger structures
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'''4)''' Elastin aggregates on microfibrils coalesce into larger structures
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'''5)''' Elastin aggregates are cross-linked by LOX to form a complete elastic fibre
  
5) Elastin aggregates are cross-linked by LOX to form a complete elastic fibre
 
  
 
Based upon the image by Jessica E. Wagenseil and Robert P. Mecham <pubmed>18228265</pubmed>
 
Based upon the image by Jessica E. Wagenseil and Robert P. Mecham <pubmed>18228265</pubmed>
  
 
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Revision as of 17:16, 4 May 2015

Elastic Fibre Assembly Process

1) Tropoelastin transported to assembly sites on cell surface with assistance with Lysyl Oxidase. Aggregation of Tropoelastin with regulation with Fibulin-4 which facilitates the cross-linking of molecules

2) Aggregates remain on cell surface while new elastin is added to increase the size

3) Transfer of aggregates to extracellular microfibrils which interact with the cell through integrins

4) Elastin aggregates on microfibrils coalesce into larger structures

5) Elastin aggregates are cross-linked by LOX to form a complete elastic fibre


Based upon the image by Jessica E. Wagenseil and Robert P. Mecham <pubmed>18228265</pubmed>

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