The Non-Fibrillar Side of Fibrosis: Contribution of the Basement Membrane, Proteoglycans, and Glycoproteins to Myocardial Fibrosis

The extracellular matrix (ECM) provides structural support and a microenvironmentfor soluble extracellular molecules. ECM is comprised of numerous proteins which can be broadly classified as fibrillar (collagen types I and III) and non-fibrillar (basement membrane, proteoglycans, and glycoproteins)....

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Main Authors: Michael Chute, Preetinder Aujla, Sayantan Jana, Zamaneh Kassiri
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2019-09-01
Series:Journal of Cardiovascular Development and Disease
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