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Embryological origin of connective tissue

Mesoderm

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Most abundant protein in the body, with 28 types identified

Collagen

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Type of collagen that composes reticular fibers

Type III

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Fibril forming collagens

I, II, III, V, XI

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Sheet forming collagen

IV

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Linking/anchoring collagen

VII, IX, XII, XIV

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Syndrome characterized by hyperelastic skin, loose joints, and easily damaged blood vessels; collagen production is disrupted by genetic mutations

Ehiers Danlos syndrome

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Principal fiber producing cell

Fibroblast

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Metachormatic cells present in allergic reactions

Mast cells