Peculiarities of Connective Tissue Histophysiology, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biology Definitions, Organization Principles, and Classification of Connective Tissue Basic Definitions, Principles and Emphasis of Modern Biochemistry and Molecular Biology General Biochemical Aspects of Connective Tissue Formation and Histogenesis of Connective Tissue Embryology and Histogenesis of Connective Tissue Molecular and Biochemical Regularities of Initial Stages of Connective Tissue Structures Formation Cellular Elements of Connective Tissue Proper Cells of Connective Tissue Fibroblastic Differon Adventitious Cells Adipocytes(Lipocytes, Adipocytes) Cells Associated with Connective Tissue Extracellular Matrix of Connective Tissue: Histophysiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Fibrous Structures Integrating Buffer Metabolic Medium (Ground Substance) of Connective Tissue Extracellular Matrix Basement Membranes Interstitial (Interfibrous and Intercellular) Space of Connective Tissue Structural Peculiarities of Connective Tissue Various Types and its Organ Specificity General Regularities of Molecular and Supramolecular Organization of Connective Tissue Extracellular Matrix. Molecular Mechanisms of Cells and Matrix Interaction Catabolism of Extracellular Matrix Macromolecular Components Regulation of Connective Tissue Metabolic Functions Systemic Factors of Regulation Local Factors of Regulation Biochemical and Molecular Mechanisms and Manifestations of Connective Tissue Ageing Bone - An Organ of the Support and Locomotor Apparatus Containing All Types of Connective Tissue Overview of Bone Structure and Function General Structural and Functional Characteristics of Bone Components Cartilage - Cartilaginous Tissue: Structural, Biochemical and Molecular Biological Characteristics Overview of Structure and Composition of Cartilage Tissue Hyaline Cartilages - Cartilaginous Tissues Elastic Cartilages - Cartilaginous Tissues Fibrous Cartilages - Cartilaginous Tissues Bone Tissue: The Structural-Functional, Biochemical and Molecular Biological Characteristics of Its Components General Overview of Bone Tissue Structure and Composition Differons of Bone Cells Extracellular Matrix of Bone Tissue Interstitial Space of Bone Tissue Regulation Mechanisms of Bone Tissue Metabolism and Functions Remodeling of Bone Tissue Tooth Connective Tissue Biochemical Characteristics of Synovial Membrane and Synovia Synovial membrane Synovia (Synovial Fluid) Molecular Biological and Biochemical Regularities of Connective Tissue Structures Ontogenesis Molecular Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms of Mesenchyme Condensation. Regulation Systems of Connective Tissue Structure Morphogenesis Differentiation of Connective Tissue Cells Molecular Biological and Biochemical Regularities of Skeleton Formation and Growth Molecular Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms of Joint Formation References List Abbreviations
Nikolay Petrovich Omeliyanenko, Doctor of Medicine, Professor, Member of the New York Academy of Sciences, Winner of the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, the Chief of the Laboratory of Connective Tissue of the Central Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics of N.N. Priorov, the Department of Public Health of the Russian Federation. The scientific interests: structural and functional organization of bone, cartilaginous tissue and other connective tissue types in health, regeneration and pathology. Leonid Ilyich Slutsky, Professor Emeritus, Doctor Habilitatus of Medicine. In 1960-1996 - the Chief of the Laboratory of Biochemistry of the Riga Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics (Latvia). The main scientific interests: biochemistry of the connective tissue and skeleton. Sergey Pavlovich Mironov, Doctor of Medicine, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Honoured Worker of Science of the Russian Federation, Winner of the State Prize and the Prize of the Russian Federation Government, the Head of the Central Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics of N.N. Priorov, the Department of Public Health of the Russian Federation. Field of research: clinical and fundamental orthopedics and traumatology.