Unprecedented contrast agent to measure the age of skin and blood vessels

March 29th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Scientists have synthesized the first contrast agent to observe and measure elastin, the protein that gives strength to blood vessel walls, and flexibility to skin. The dye could be useful to better understand the role of elastin in biological processes and to verify the health of blood vessels and organs.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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