List of all fibers present and function of each fiberCollagen-strong and flexible support, most abundant protein in the bodyElastic- strong but stretchable. skin, blood vessels and lung tissueReticular-support blood vessel walls
SC121 Unit 4 AssignmentList 5 types of cells present and function for each cellFibroblasts- large flat cells that move through connective tissue and secrete fibers and ground substancesMacrophages- phagocytosis carried out to destroy bacteria and other invadersMast cells -secrete histamine to dilate White blood cells (Neutrophils)-travel to cites of infection and kill microbes
SC121 Unit 4 AssignmentReferencesNIH. GARD. (n.d.) Zellwegers Syndrome. Accessed: 11/09/18NIH. (n.d.) Genetics Home Reference. “What is a cell?” Retrieved from: Tortora, G. J. & Derrickson, B. (2013) Principles of Anatomy and Physiology. (14thed.)Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.