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connective tissue

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type I collagen
most common. tensile strength
II
hyaline cartilage
III
loose CT in organs. reticular fibers (supporting mesh)
IV
basement membranes
VIII
Descemet's membrane (cornea)
dense irregular
dermis, submucosa of organs, organ capsules, type I
dense regular
tendons, ligaments, cornea, type I
reticular
lymph node, spleen, liver, bone marrow, type III
basement membrane
contains proteoglycans, glycoproteins, type IV
elastic fibers
dense CT of skin, lungs, vessels, elastic cartilage, periodontal ligament
stains: collogen
eosinophilic (eosin stain), blue/blue-green (trichrome
stains: reticular fibers
PAS, silver stains (because of sugar residues)
stains: elastic fibers
silver stains, orsein
stains: ground substance
bluish (H&E)
histicytes
tissue macrophage and dendritic cell
mast cell
granules can produce histamine, heparin, proteases
lymphocytes
B: antibody production T: destroys cells and regulates immune response
plasma cells
secrete antibodies
eosinophils
parasitic defense, allergic reactions
neutrophils
primary inflammatory response, ingest and kill bacteria
multi-unit
smooth muscle: eye muscle, bronchial muscle, tracheal muscle, vas deferens, GI sphincters, large blood vessels
visceral
smooth muscle: GI tract, uterus, ureters, arterioles