Atlas of Plant and Animal Histology

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THE CELL / CELL TYPES
The cell
1 - Introduction
Cell diversity
Cell size
Discovery of the cell
Discovering cell division
A. van Leeuwenhoek
The cell theory
Origen of the cell
ARN world
Cellularity
Endosymbiosis
2 - Extracellular matrix
Structural proteins
Carbohydrates
Hyaluronic acid
Glycoproteins
More than adhesion
Types
Cell wall
3 - Cell membrane
Membrane models
Lipids
Proteins
Carbohydrates
Fluidity, permeability
Asymmetry, repairing
Synthesis
Transport
Adhesion
Cell junctions
Gap junctions
Plasmodesmata
4 - Nucleus
Nuclear envelope
Nuclear pores
Chromatin
Nucleolus
5 - Vesicular traffic
Vesicles
Endoplasmic reticulum
From the reticulum to the Golgi
Golgi complex
Exocytosis
Extracellular vesicles
Endocytosis
Transcytosis
Endosomes
Lysosomes
Autophagy
In plant cells
Vacuoles
6 - Non vesicular
Peroxisomes
Mitochondria
Plastids
Chloroplast
Lipid drops
7 - Cytosol
Cytoskeleton
Actin filaments
Microtubules
Cilia and flagela
Centriole/basal body
Intermediate filaments
8 - Cell cycle
G1 phase
S phase
G2 phase
M phase. Mitosis.
Chromosomes
Cohesins and condensins
Cell cycle regulation
Centrosome cycle
Apoptosis
9 - Meiosis.

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Cell types
Unilocular adipocyte
Astrocyte
Endothelial cell
Enterocyte
Eosinophil
Erythrocyte
Fibroblast
Hepatocyte
Mastocyte
Myocyte (striated)
Neuron
Spermatagonia
TISSUES
Animal tissues
Introduction
1 - Epithelium
Covering
Simple squamous
Keratinized stratified squamous
Stratified squamous
Simple cuboidal
Stratified cuboidal
Simple columnar
Stratified columnar
Transitional
Pseudostratified
Glandular
Intraepithelial unicellular
Exocrine gland
Salivary gland
Thyroid
Adrenal gland
Pancreas
2 - Connective tissues
Connective tissue proper
Gelatinous
Mesenchymal
Reticular
Loose
Loose 2
Dense irregular
Dense regular
Adipose
White fat
Brown fat
Cartilage
Hyaline
Elastic
Bone tissue
Bone cells
Collagen fibers
Trabecular bone
Compact bone
Blood
Blood cells
3 - Muscle
Striated skeletal muscle
Cardiac muscle
Smooth muscle
4 - Nervous tissue
Neuron-glia
Ganglion cells
Ependyma

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Plant tissues
Introduction
1 - Meristems
Shoot apical meristem
Root apical meristem
Vascular cambium
Cork cambium
2 - Parenchyma
Photosynthetic
Aeriferous
Storage
Aquiferous
3 - Support
Angular collenchyma
Lamellar collenchyma
Lacunar collenchyma
Annular collenchyma
Sclerenchyma, fibers
Sclerenchyma, sclereids
4 - Vascular
Metaxylem, metaphloem
Xylem, phloem
5 - Protection tissues
Epidermis
Stoma
Trichomes
Periderm
6 - Glandular tissues
Resin ducts

ORGANS
Animal organs
1 - Introduction
2 - Nervous system
Central nervous system
Spinal cord
Rombencephalon
Mesencephalon
Diencephalon
Hypothalamus
Subpallium
Pallium
Peripheral nervous system
Ganglion
Nerve
3 - Senses
4 - Integument
Thin skin
Thick skin
Epidermis
Eccrine sweat gland
Nail
5 - Cardiovascular system
Elastic artery
Arteriole
Capillaries
6 - Lymphatic system
Spleen
7 - Reproductive system
Female
Ovary
Ovarian follicles
Male
Seminiferous tubules
Seminal vesicle
Prostate
8 - Digestive system
Tongue
Salivary glands
Tooth
Esophagus
Stomach
Small intestine
Large intestine
Liver and pancreas
Liver
9 - Excretory system
10 - Respiratory system
Plant organs
1 - Introducction
2 - Root
Primary growth
Monocot
Dicot
Secondary growth
Dicot
3 - Stem
Primary growth
Monocot
Dicot
Secondary growth
Dicot
Gymnosperm
Sambucus
3 - Leaf
Dicot
Gymnosperm
4 - Flower
HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES
Common techniques
1 - Introduction
Histological processing
2 - Fixation
Fixation methods
Fixatives
3 - Embedding
Paraffin
Resin
4 - Sectioning
Paraffin microtome
Vibratome
Cryotome
Ultramicrotome
5 - Tinciones
Tinciones generales
Histochemistry
Lectins
Immunohistochemistry
Hybridization
6 - Visualization
Light microscopy
Electron microscopy
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Updated: 2019-12-05. 11:02
Atlas of Plant and Animal Histology
Dpto. of Functional Biology and Cell Sciences
Faculty of Biology
University of Vigo
Spain

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