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