, Volume 38, Issue 8, pp 984–986 | Cite as

Immunoperoxidase localization of elastin in the human aorta

  • K. Barnard
  • J. D. Davies
  • E. W. Young
Specialia Pro Experimentis


Use of the peroxidase-antiperoxidase technique with preliminary trypsinization has allowed immunolocalization of elastin in human aorta. By this method it is possible to utilize formalin-fixed and paraffin-embedded tissue. The advantages in studying a strongly-autofluorescent material are discussed.


Human Aorta Immunoperoxidase Localization 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Barnard
    • 1
  • J. D. Davies
    • 1
  • E. W. Young
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of BristolBristolEngland

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