Agent Name

Elastin

CAS Number

9007-58-3

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Elastins; [ChemIDplus] Elastin, from bovine neck ligament; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Proteins

Description

Powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"An insoluble protein extracted from mammalian organisms." [ChemIDplus] "Elastin is a protein in connective tissue that is elastic and allows many tissues in the body to resume their shape after stretching or contracting." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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