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Elastin

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USMLE Step 1 - Lesson 24 - Elastin and Marfan Syndrome

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Collagen || Structure, classification, biosynthesis and clinical importance.

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What is ELASTIN? What does ELASTIN mean? ELASTIN meaning, definition & explanation

Elastin is a highly elastic protein in connective tissue and allows many tissues in the body to resume their shape after stretching or contracting. Elastin helps skin to return to its original position when it is poked or pinched. Elastin is also an important load-bearing tissue in the bodies of vertebrates and used in places where mechanical energy is required to be stored. In humans, elastin is encoded by the ELN gene.
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