A tour of the cell
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A tour of the cell

5 Cell interactions in tissues

You may know from previous studies that in multicellular organisms, cells tend to be organised into groups, or tissues. This section considers the structural components that hold the constituent cells of tissues together. These are cell junctions, and an important component of all tissues, the extracellular matrix (which so far have only been mentioned in passing). The focus here is on animal tissues.

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