FRAYING and fragmentation of fibres are characteristic morphological age changes in human aortic elastin. The possibility of an underlying chemical basis for these changes is being investigated by the dinitrofluorobenzene method of Sanger1.
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TAYLOR, K. N-terminal Residues of Aortic Elastin. Nature 202, 1217–1218 (1964). https://doi.org/10.1038/2021217b0
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