Dense regular connective tissue - histology slide
This is a histology slide from a ligament. The longitudinal axis of the ligament is from the top left to bottom right of the image (200X). The tissue has the characteristic crimp pattern and aligned fibroblasts associated with normal tissue.
Histology slide courtesy of :
"Systemic administration of IGF-I enhances healing in collagenous extracellular
matrices: evaluation of loaded and unloaded ligaments"
Provenzano et al. BMC Physiology 2007 7:2 doi:10.1186/1472-6793-7-2
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