Collagen Structure and Function Quiz
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Collagen Structure and Function Quiz

Test your knowledge on the structure and function of collagen, including its composition, synthesis, and properties. Explore the characteristics of collagen fibers, types, and its role in forming gelatin. Perfect for biology or medical students!

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Questions and Answers

What is the color of collagen fibers when fresh?

White

Which of the following types of collagen is found in blood vessels?

Type III

What is the characteristic color of elastic fibers when fresh?

Yellow

Which cells are responsible for synthesizing reticular fibers in the body?

<p>Fibroblasts</p> Signup and view all the answers

In connective tissues, what does the ground substance do?

<p>Acts as a molecular sieve facilitating diffusion between blood and tissues</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of collagen is found in bones, tendons, and dermis?

<p>Type I</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of connective tissue in the body?

<p>Providing structural and metabolic support to organs</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of connective tissue is responsible for storing energy as fat?

<p>Adipose tissue</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which cells are involved in phagocytosis or antibody production in connective tissue?

<p>Plasma cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which cells play a role in the repair and defense processes in connective tissue?

<p>Leucocytes</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main function of fibroblasts in connective tissue?

<p>Matrix and fiber production</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of collagen fiber is responsible for providing strength and support to connective tissues?

<p>Type I collagen fibers</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which component serves as a physical barrier in spreading infection within the ground substance?

<p>Mucopolysaccharides</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of connective tissue is characterized by the presence of Fibronectin, Chondronectin, and Laminin?

<p>Dense Regular Connective Tissue</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the role of Water & Electrolytes in connective tissue?

<p>Maintenance of Fluid balance</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of connective tissue contains Adipose tissue and Reticular tissue?

<p>Connective tissue with special properties</p> Signup and view all the answers

Plasma Cells are derived from which type of connective tissue cell?

<p>B Lymphocytes</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which type of connective tissue is characterized by the presence of Elastic fibers like Ligamentum nuchae?

<p>Regular Elastic Connective Tissue</p> Signup and view all the answers

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