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Synovial collagen fibres, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM). Collagen, a type of connective tissue, is the main structural protein in the body. It has high tensile strength, providing structure and elasticity to skin, tendons, ligaments and bones. Magnification: x47000 when printed 10 centimetres wide.
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