connective tissue

  1. GelatinGoblin

    Cooking And Eating Elastin?

    I've heard of cooking and eating collagen as it breaks down, but elastin, from what I've read, can't be broken down by heat. I'm cooking some Chuck/Shoulder beef cuts and I wondered if I should eat the Elastin aka Gristle. Will my body be able to digest it?
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    Histamine Suppresses Epidermal Keratinocyte Differentiation And Impairs Skin Barrier Function In A H

    Histamine suppresses epidermal keratinocyte differentiation and impairs skin barrier function in a human skin model Abstract Background Defects in keratinocyte differentiation and skin barrier are important features of inflammatory skin diseases like atopic dermatitis. Mast cells and their...
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    The Role Of Vitamin K In The Metabolism Of Connective Tissue Biopolymers

    [The role of vitamin K in the metabolism of connective tissue biopolymers (review)]. - PubMed - NCBI Metabolism of connective tissue biopolymers was studied under conditions of various content of vitamin K in the body. The data obtained suggest the existence of a new metabolic effect of...
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    Cortisol Decreases The Synthesis Of Hyaluronic Acid By Human Aortic Smooth Muscle Cells In Culture

    Cortisol decreases the synthesis of hyaluronic acid by human aortic smooth muscle cells in culture. - PubMed - NCBI The effect of cortisol on the synthesis of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) was studied in cultured human aortic smooth muscle cells. Cortisol, at a level slightly exceeding the...
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    The Effects Of Vitamin A Compounds On Hyaluronic Acid Released From Cultured Rabbit Corneal Epitheli

    The effects of vitamin A compounds on hyaluronic acid released from cultured rabbit corneal epithelial cells and keratocytes. - PubMed - NCBI A role of vitamin A in the synthesis of hyaluronic acid by skin cells is well known. Hyaluronic acid is produced by corneal epithelial cells and...
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    Functional Roles Of Fructose

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22623530 During the periimplantation period of pregnancy, pig blastocysts undergo morphological changes and differentiation requiring secretion and transport of nutrients (histotroph) into the uterine lumen. Of these nutrients, glucose is converted to...
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    A Bound Form Of Silicon In Glycosaminoglycans And Polyuronides

    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4268099 Abstract Silicon was found to be a constituent of certain glycosaminoglycans and polyuronides, where it occurs firmly bound to the polysaccharide matrix. 330-554 ppm of bound Si were detected in purified hyaluronic acid from umbilical cord, chondroitin...
  8. uuy8778yyi

    How Important Is Silica In The Formation Of Gelatin/collagen ?

    are gelatin/collagen the same thing ? and if so, how important is the mineral silica in their formation ?
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