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Elastic fibres

Elastic fibres

fibres that are 0.2 to 2 um in diameter but may be larger in some ligaments; they branch and anastomose to form networks and fuse to form fenestrated membranes; the fibres and membranes consist of microfibrils about 10 nm wide and an amorphous substance containing elastin.

Synonym: yellow fibres.


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Q re: Fibres

Collagen Fibres: Elastic Fibres: Reticular Fibres: Can someone explain them more simple than what I gathered online please. Thanks! ...

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by tazb
Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:36 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Q re: Fibres
Replies: 2
Views: 1067

Elastic recoil of the lungs...

... even get what that means to be honest...and these pressures gave us the elastic recoil pressures...is it due to the fact that the only factors influencing the recoil were the elastic fibres whereas if it had not been occluded other factors such as (i don't really know) ...

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by biology_06er
Sat May 19, 2007 3:45 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Elastic recoil of the lungs...
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Views: 3575

The Fiber Disease

... I said in June that we have a mitochondrial disease, remember Red Fibres? I clearly remember randy screaming "London is crazy" oh ... http://www.nsf.gov/help/contact.jsp Here, read this one: Elastic fibres in health and disease -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...

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by London
Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:01 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5479136

The Fiber Disease

... I think will help combat this thing. I've got a question. I can produce fibres from my hands if I apply an irritant. Firstly it was dettol (received ... oil on and then I got some small rubber gloves and put them on and put elastic bands around my wrists. I was hoping that by doing so lots of fibres ...

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by in_the_uk
Sun Apr 09, 2006 7:37 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5479136

The Fiber Disease

... you are talking about"? do you mean my description of my fibres or my take on the feathers? If you mean my take on the feathers then ... those childrens toys where a clown is on a base and all the joints have elastic in and you push the bottom of the base up and it collapses and then ...

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by in_the_uk
Tue Apr 04, 2006 7:37 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5479136


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