Anatomy & Physiology Question #24


Connective tissue are cells that produce the extracellular matrix (ECM). Which macromolecules are a part of this matrix?


  1. Collagen
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  2. Enzymes
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  3. Mast cells
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  4. Glycoproteins
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The correct answers are A, B & D. The ECM is a collection of molecules secreted by cells that provides structural and biochemical support to the surrounding cells.The ECM contains extracellular macromolecules such as collagen, enzymes, and glycoproteins. Mast cells are not a part of the ECM.

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