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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Expression Of Collagen And Elastic Fibers In Duct-ligated Submandibular Glands Of Mice.
Author: Zaia, A A
Della Coletta, R
Almeida, O P
Line, S R
Abstract: Atrophy of salivary glands may occur by ductal obstruction caused by calculus, infection or neoplastic processes, or as consequence of systemic diseases and aging. In the present work, we have used histochemical methods to study the expression of elastic and collagen fibers during experimental atrophy of the submandibular gland of mice. Glandular atrophy was accompanied by a rapid increase in collagen deposition in both septal and intralobular regions. The expression of elastic fibers was not significantly altered during atrophy: a discrete increase of elastic fibers was noted only around ductal structures. The results showed that experimental ductal obstruction is a useful in vivo model to study molecular events that take part in the remodeling of the extracellular matrix during atrophy of salivary glands.
Subject: Animals
Atrophy
Collagen
Elastin
Ligation
Male
Mice
Mice, Inbred C57bl
Salivary Ducts
Submandibular Gland
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9021337
Date Issue: -1-Uns- -1
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