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Elastin from Human Tissue and from Ox Ligament

Naturevolume 168page513 (1951) | Download Citation

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THE starting material for the majority of the reported analyses of elastin has been ox ligamentum nuchæ subjected to long periods of boiling in water, the simplest of the methods described by Stein and Miller1.

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    • DAVID A. HALL

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