By Rowen D. Frandson, W. Lee Wilke, Anna Dee Fails
Offers veterinary, animal technological know-how, agriculture, and veterinary technician scholars with a finished but transparent connection with knowing the basics of anatomy and body structure of farm animals.
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Albuminoids (collagen and elastin of connective tissue) Conjugated proteins consist of simple proteins combined with a component that is not a protein or amino acid. Rather, it is called a prosthetic group. The conjugated proteins and examples of each are as follows: 1. Glycoproteins: Includes mucopolysaccharides and oligosaccharides as the carbohydrate prosthetic group (in connective tissue and salivary mucus) 2. Lipoproteins: Prosthetic group is lipid (in blood plasma and egg yolk) 3. Nucleoproteins: Nucleic acid prosthetic group (in cell nuclei, chromosomes, and viruses) 4.
Most ECF (about 15% of body weight) surrounds cells throughout the body and is termed interstitial fluid. , pericardial, pleural, and peritoneal spaces). Blood plasma, a specific type of ECF, is about 5% of total body weight. The percentages for the different types of body fluids vary from one animal to another. Factors affecting these percentages include condition (amount of fat), age, state of hydration, and species. Water is constantly lost from the body, and it must be replenished if the animal is to remain in water balance and not become dehydrated.
Textbook of Veterinary Histology. 5th ed. ) molecules. The areas of cell membranes involved in intercellular contact and adhesion were named when they were initially examined by light and electron microscopy. In electron micrographs, desmosomes appear as local thickenings of adjacent plasma membranes, with tiny fibrils radiating from the thickening into the cytoplasm of the cell (Fig. 2-9). Desmosomes tightly bind adjacent cells by the interactions between membrane proteins extending out from the surface of the cell membranes.
Anatomy and physiology of farm animals by Rowen D. Frandson, W. Lee Wilke, Anna Dee Fails