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Epithelial Tissue Made of sheets of cells that cover body surfaces and form many organs. Cells are very closely packed together. Found in the outer layer of the skin lining body cavities, lining of digestive and respiratory system, lining inside of blood vessels and the heart.
VM8054 Veterinary Histology Author: Dr. Thomas Caceci A threefold cord is not quickly broken. —Ecclesiastes III:12 Objectives for this Exercise
Compound prompts manufacture of lost connective tissue in mice By Nathan Seppa Web edition: April 5, 2012 Print edition: May 5, 2012; Vol.181 #9 (p. 10) A small molecule dubbed kartogenin encourages stem cells to take on the characteristics of cells that make cartilage, a new study shows. And treatment with kartogenin allowed many mice with arthritis-like cartilage damage in a knee to regain the ability to use the joint without pain.
Slides for BIOL 230 (Human A&P I) Dichotomous Key for Learning Basic Tissues: Click this link to download a method that guides you through logical choices that you can use to determine what kind of tissue you are looking at. Click on one of the buttons below to go to a histology tutorial. Organ System Histology (Human A&P II) ** Jerred Seveyka can be blamed for the content (histology images, quizzes, tutorials, and the Zoomer webpage).
This tissue module is designed to acquaint you with the basic characteristics of tissues. The design enables the "first-timer" to take a systematic approach by stepping through tissue categories and topics to learn key characteristics of each tissue type. For those seeking clarification or review, the organizational table that follows can be used as a launching point to a specific tissue type or related concept. Finally, For those of you with a background who would like to see some instant sample images, take the "jet-track" to the tissue viewing page to view unlabelled images. There are home- links on the top and bottom of pages. The top home-link will always return you to the topic area you have chosen.
This site provides histology resources serving the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Year One Curriculum . About this resource (pdf). Accessibility: Because the content of this website is essentially image-based (i.e., images are the content), "alternative text" is not used for most images.