cementing substance

cementing substance

a deposit of amorphous mineralized matrix surrounding the osteons of compact bone.
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Selenium: As a constituent of the enzyme glutathione peroxidase, selenium contributes to the protection and maintenance of physiological function of the lipid rich intercellular cementing substance.
Vitamin E plays an important role in maintaining the integrity of keratinized tissues as the intercellular cementing substance is composed of lipid rich material (Mulling et al.
The intercellular cementing substances, composed of glycoproteins and complex lipids, are important for epidermal adhesion (Tomlinson et al.
2002) proposed that similarly small and sparse globules produced by substance from the aggregate glands in the webs of some linyphiids function as a cementing substance, but this is unlikely given the position of the viscid globules in the web.