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An extracellular matrix part that consists of an insoluble core of polymerized tropoelastin monomers and a surrounding mantle of microfibrils. Elastic fibers provide elasticity and recoiling to tissues and organs, and maintain structural integrity ag
|Instance of||cellular component|
|Subclass of||supramolecular fiber,|
intercellular matrix component
|Part of||extracellular matrix|
Media in category "Elastic fibers"
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