Molecular Parameters Indicating Adaptation to Mechanical Stress in Fibrous Connective Tissue by Stefan MilzMolecular Parameters Indicating Adaptation to Mechanical Stress in Fibrous Connective Tissue by Stefan Milz

Molecular Parameters Indicating Adaptation to Mechanical Stress in Fibrous Connective Tissue

byStefan Milz, Michael Benjamin

Paperback | June 8, 2005

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The connective and supportive tissues constitute a considerable amount of the biomass in human and animal organisms. The aim of this book is to contribute to the understanding of the mutual relationship between the mechanical situation of tendons and ligaments and their inner structure.
Title:Molecular Parameters Indicating Adaptation to Mechanical Stress in Fibrous Connective TissueFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.68 inPublished:June 8, 2005Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3540244743

ISBN - 13:9783540244745

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 1.1 Preliminary remarks.- 1.2 Adaptation of connective and supportive tissues to their respective functions.- 1.3 Parameters of functional adaptation.- 2 Study aim.- 2.1 Fundamental considerations.- 2.2 Structure of the present study.- 2.3 Questions.- 3 Anatomical structures investigated.- 3.1 Extensor tendons of the toes in the region of the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIP).- 3.2 Extensor tendons of the hand in the region of the MCP joint.- 3.3 The transverse ligament of the atlas.- 3.4 The transverse ligament of the acetabulum.- 3.5 Tendon and trochlea of the superior oblique muscle.- 4 Materials and methods.- 4.1 Materials.- 4.2 Methodology of the immunohistochemical investigation.- 5 Results.- 5.1 Extensor tendons of the toes.- 5.2 Extensor tendons of the hand in the region of the MCP joint.- 5.3 The transverse ligament of the atlas.- 6 Discussion.- 6.1 Discussion of the method.- 6.2 Discussion of the present study's structure.- 6.3 Discussion of results.- 6.4 Conclusions.- 7 Summary.- 8 Bibliography.- Subject Index.