from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A form of collagen isolated from shark fins
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An albuminoid belonging to the skeletins, found in certain cartilaginous structures of a shark (Mustelus lævis).
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Both genes code for proteins that make up a complex collagen-like structure called elastoidin, which is found in actinotrichia.