fat (loose connective tissue)
Matrix of Connective Tissue
Extracellular protein Fibers and Ground Substance
All connective tissue share in commom
specialized cells, extracellular protein fibers, and ground substance (last 2 make up matrix)
Connective Tissue Proper
Tendons (dense connective tissue)
FAT (loose connective tissue)
Fluid Connective Tissue
Supporting Connective Tissue
cartilidge and bone
dense connective tissue
cell adhersion molecules -bind to each other
strong cell junction can resist mechanical stress (ie bending stretching and twisting)
cell junction prevents passage of water and solutes
held tog. by 2 interlicing trasmemrane proteins CONNEXON narrow passaeway lets small molecules and ions pass through
releases hormones into blood (thyroid, pituitary)ductless
specialized for conduction of electric impulses
98% in brain and spinal cord
neroglia(glia cells) supporting cells supports and repairs and supply nutrients.
conducts information to another neuron
response to injury
inflammation and regeneration
tissue distruction, after cells have been damaged or killed
regeneration epiterial and smooth muscle
regeneration muscle and neural tissue
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