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Fibrous tissue

Definition

noun, plural: fibrous tissues

Any tissue comprised of a network of closely woven small fibres adhering together as bundles in animals and plants


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In vertebrate animals, fibrous tissues occur as two major types:


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why veins have a thicker layer of fibrous tissue ?

why veins have a thicker layer of fibrous tissue than arteries? Thanks for your help!

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by bryanwong
Mon Dec 26, 2011 10:12 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: why veins have a thicker layer of fibrous tissue ?
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Collagen

Which type of *connective* tissue contains abundant amounts of COLLAGEN? I know collagen fibers provide connective ... Dense Connective Tissue (regular, irregular), Carillage (Hyaline, Elastic, Fibrous), Bone (Osteous Tissues) Can it be fibrous?

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by reyrey389
Sun Nov 20, 2011 1:20 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Collagen
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

... clot known as a thrombus. When blood comes into contact with fatty and fibrous tissue, platelets stick to the roughened surface and release clotting factors called thromboxanes. ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:48 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
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How can I isolate adult stem cells from circulation.

... cell is an undifferentiated cell found among differentiated cells in a tissue or organ, can renew itself, and can differentiate to yield the major ... are a mixed cell population that generates bone, cartilage, fat, and fibrous connective tissue. Also in the 1960s, scientists who were studying ...

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by biolearner
Mon May 19, 2008 10:07 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: How can I isolate adult stem cells from circulation.
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NEED IMMIDIATE HELP WITH RNA EXTRACTION!!

... and the DNase is free of RNase contamination. How fresh are the tissue samples? The older they are, the harder this is going to be. Just ... in their RNA content and in extraction efficiency. In addition, very fibrous tissues, such as muscle, will tend to form a more tightly-crosslinked ...

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by blcr11
Thu Jul 19, 2007 8:13 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: NEED IMMIDIATE HELP WITH RNA EXTRACTION!!
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