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Entropic elasticity Elastin -- note linearity, small hysteresis. Normally found intertwined with collagen. Provides the “stretchiness” of tissues. Combination of single- molecule characteristics and microscale structure. 9 Image removed due to copyright considerations. See Figure 19-50 in: Alberts, Bruce, et al. Molecular Biology of the Cell . 4th ed. New York: Garland Publishing, 2002. Image may be viewed online at the NIH's PubMed Bookshelf. Image removed due to copyright considerations. See Figure 7.2:1 in: Fung, Y. C. Biomechanics: Mechanical Properties of Living Tissues . New York: Springer-Verlag, 1993 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=Books
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Canine aorta showing elastic fiber content. Histological cross-section artery stained for smooth muscle cells. Elastic response initially, then stiff, collagen response at high degrees of extension. H=hypertensive High wall stress leads to functional remodeling! of a diseased carotid 10 Image removed due to copyright considerations. See Figure 19-49 in: Alberts, Bruce, et al. Molecular Biology of the Cell . 4th ed. New York: Garland Publishing, 2002. Image may be viewed online at the NIH's PubMed Bookshelf.
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course BIO 20.410j taught by Professor Rogerd.kamm during the Spring '03 term at MIT.

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