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How much extracellular matrix is there in the human body?

Here's a rough estimate based on data found in this Nature scientific report : Muscles (around 40% of our mass) contain around 11% of extracellular matrix proteins in mass. Connective tissues (around ...
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Could biofilms float and survive in the sulfuric acid clouds of Venus?

I have pondered life on Venus. I think the biggest problem would be lack of free water. The atmosphere is thick and under high pressure, and polar CO2 and H2SO4 like to bind with water. There is no ...
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What do white blood cells do with FOREIGN white blood cells?

Okay, you have a lot of questions there. I'll try to give some answers, but if you want more details or background knowledge I'd recommend you to read /study more about immunology (none of your ...
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