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Keywords: mutable collagenous tissue
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (20): 3416–3422.
Published: 15 October 2010
...Akira Yamada; Masaki Tamori; Tomoaki Iketani; Kazuhiro Oiwa; Tatsuo Motokawa SUMMARY The dermis of sea cucumbers is a catch connective tissue or mutable collagenous tissue that shows large changes in stiffness. Extensive studies on the dermis revealed that it can adopt three different states having...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (11): 1960–1966.
Published: 1 June 2010
... mechanisms of the stiffness changes are discussed. * Author for correspondence ( mtamori@bio.titech.ac.jp ) 16 2 2010 © 2010. 2010 catch connective tissue mutable collagenous tissue echinoderm sea cucumber water content hydrogel Echinoderms have special connective tissues...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (7): 1162–1174.
Published: 1 April 2010
... of approximately 2.3 in both sea star species. The tensile strength of the tube foot stem was investigated considering the two tissues that could assume a load-bearing function, i.e. the retractor muscle and the connective tissue. The latter is a mutable collagenous tissue presenting a fivefold difference...
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