Senescent Expression of Genes Coding Tropoelastin, Elastase, Lysyl Oxidase, and Tissue Inhibitors of Metalloproteinases in Rat Vocal Folds: Comparison With Skin and Lungs

Ding, Hu; Gray, Steven D.
April 2001
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Apr2001, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p317
Academic Journal
Examines the senescent expression of genes coding tropoelastin, elastase, lysyl oxidase and tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMP) in rat vocal folds. Amplification of complementary DNA with polymerase chain reaction; Extraction of total ribonucleic acid; Comparison of gene expression of tropoelastin, elastase, oxidase and TIMP in rat vocal folds, tail skin and lungs.


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