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James Muriuki


Epithelial and connective tissues have the greatest capacity to regenerate
Regeneration growth of functional new tissue
Basal lamina a thin, flat network of fibers secreted by the basal membrane of epithelial cells that remain connected to the cells
Proteoglycans Examples: chondroitin sulfate and heparan sulfate
Elastic fibers made of a protein called elastin
Anabolism Many anabolic or “building” pathways occur in human cells.
By the action of specific enzymes, coenzymes, and other molecules, the aerobic pathway produces an output of car-bon dioxide, water, and the real biochemical prize—energy in ATP
Electron Transport System NADH (and FADH2) transfer the energized electrons to a set of special molecules embedded in the cristae of the inner mitochondrial membrane
Anaerobic pathway fermentation
Oxytocin hormone secrete by the pituitary gland
Feed-forward is the concept that information may flow ahead to an-other process to trigger a change in anticipation of an event that will follow.
Functions of Nerve cells Detect changes in internal or external environment Transmit nerve impulses from one part of the body to another
Functions Immune cells Recognize and destroy “nonself” cells such as cancer cells and invading bacteria
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