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The relationship between properties and segment structures of soft and hard segments for SPUU elastic fibers was studied.
However, those patients who came to the study with low skin elastin fiber content realized 200 percent to 500 percent increases in their skins' elastic fiber content after topically applying the Ethocyn solution every day for two months.
Morphometric analysis of collagen and elastic fibers in normal human skin and gingival in relation with aging.
PXE is histologically characterized by a progressive calcification and degradation of elastic fibers (1).
The cause of calcification in PXE is unknown, but it has been proposed that the knocking out of the matrix calcification gene that generally prevents calcification might be responsible, with altered elastic fibers in the basement membrane of the arteries providing the nidus for calcification.
Myxomas differ histologically from PFEs by the presence of vessels within papillae, polygonal myxoma cells, diffuse myxoid matrix background, and the absence of laminated elastic fibers.
From a variety of evidence, emphysema investigators have theorized that the destruction typical of this disease results when large numbers of immune cells migrate to the lungs and release enzymes that degrade elastin, the major protein in the elastic fibers there.
The inner-surface membrane of the chamber is a sheath of elastic fibers.
The dermis is made up of collagen and elastic fibers that give the dermis its strength.
Consumption of maleic anhydride in the production of butanediol is expected to gather momentum in the upcoming years, given butanediol's widespread and growing use in the production of thermoplastic polyurethanes, elastic fibers, pharmaceuticals, solvents, plant protection, coatings and electronic chemicals.
BDO and its derivatives are used for producing plastics, solvents, electronic chemicals and elastic fibers for the packaging, automotive, textile, and sports and leisure industries, among others.
Manufacturing of adult diaper is a multi-step process: the absorbent pad is vacuum formed, attached with elastic fibers to bring proper shape, so that it fits around leg and crotch.