ConnectiveTissueQuiz-Answers - Now the fat question White...

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Connective Tissue Quiz – Answers We had a number of discussions over a particular question which was pulled from a study book, and quite frankly I don’t like it. Here are answers and explanations Muscle – NOT a connective tissue Fat question is the problem and I discuss this at the end Elastic cartilage is ALWAYS associated with a perichondrium Reticular fibers are shown Chondrogenic layer – Note capsules and cell nests, so we have cartilage and not bone
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Unformatted text preview: Now the fat question:- White fat is not less dense than brown fat. That’s an answer. White fat does and can act as an energy source. It’s primary function is padding and protection, but it can act as an energy source. Our syllabus states that white fat comes from undifferentiated mesenchymal cells, so that’s an answer too...
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This note was uploaded on 12/25/2010 for the course NEUROBIOLO MSI taught by Professor Rogerj.bick during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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