Loose Connective Tissue. Formed and Amorphous Components of the Intercellular Substance

  • Radivoj V. Krstić


As previously mentioned, fibroblasts are above all protein-synthesizing cells. They form four kinds of protein-containing macromolecule:
  1. A.


  2. B.

    Microfibrillar proteins of elastic fibers and elastin

  3. C.


  4. D.

    Structural glycoproteins (fibronectin and laminin)



Hyaluronic Acid Elastic Fiber Ground Substance Loose Connective Tissue Intercellular Substance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Radivoj V. Krstić
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut d’Histologie et d’EmbryologieUniversité de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

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