Browsing 2004 Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum (MU) by Identifier "http://hdl.handle.net/10355/713"
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Quantitative real-time RT-PCR determining extracellular matrix protein expression in osteogenesis imperfecta murine (oim) thoracic aortas [abstract] (University of Missouri--Columbia. Office of Undergraduate Research, 2004)Primary components of the thoracic aorta critical for tissue integrity are collagen and elastin. Collagen, a rod-like protein contributes to aortic strength and stiffness, while elastin, a highly extensible protein ...