Accession Number:

AD0626310

Title:

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF COLLAGEN AND ELASTIN IN VARIOUS ANIMAL AND HUMAN LUNGS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

CLINICAL INVESTIGATION CENTER OAKLAND CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

5.0

Abstract:

Lung tissues of 8 mammalian species, including man, were assayed for collagen and elastin content. Four distinct groups were found with respect to total collagen content 2 distinct groups with reference to the elastin content. Collagenelastin ratios are reported. Anatomical and biochemical studies on this subject are compared and no close correlation was demonstrated. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Biochemistry
  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE