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Types of Dense Connective Tissue Simplified

Dense Regular Irregular

Dense connective tissue has the same makeup as loose connective tissue except there is less space occupied  by cells, and more densely packed with fibers. What’s Inside Connective Tissue Connective tissues contains a matrix and 3 types of fibers fibers. Matrix: Also known as the ground substance.  Matrix is produced by the cells of the tissue and can be fluid, gel-like, …

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Types of Loose Connective Tissue Simplified

The major function of loose connective tissue is to provide support to hold other tissues and organs in place. Loose connective tissue is “loosely”packed like its name suggests in  comparison to dense connective tissue. What’s Inside Loose Connective Tissue Connective tissues contains a mixture of 3 types of fibers. Collagenous fibers: Collagenous fibers provide strength. They are made of collagen …

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Cell Membrane Proteins Simplified

membrane proteins

The cell membrane can be simplified if you compare them to more familiar words. How about transmembrane proteins and trans...

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The Lac Operon Simplified

The Lac operon is a group of genes required for the transport and breakdown of lactose into energy in E. Coli. Bacterial cells cant afford to produce lactose related proteins when lactose is not available.

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What are Bacteria Simplified

Prokaryotes, which include bacteria and archaea, are usually unicellular organisms that lack cell nuclei.

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Junctions Between Cells Simplified

When you look at the organization of any organism, the most simple unit of life is the cell. The cells group themselves into tissues and eventually organs and organs systems to make up an organism.

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What is Cancer Simplified

The development of cancer is a multistep process. Cancers originate from a single cell. This single cell and its line of daughter cells undergo a series of mutations that causes the cells to grow abnormally.

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What is DNA Repair Simplified

A cell that has accumulated a large amount of DNA damage, or one that no longer effectively repairs damage incurred to its DNA, can enter one of three possible states...

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