Biggest organ in the body?

 @Interstitium1 says “What’s your body’s biggest organ? Get your mind out of the gutter! It’s me, the #Interstitium. So runs the publicity-grabbing SoMed campaign of neil theise @neiltheise last author of Structure and Distribution of an Unrecognized Interstitium in Human Tissues Before I look at the science let me point you to a nice bit of investigative journalism by Grant Jacobs…… Continue reading Biggest organ in the body?

A transplant for rolled-up outer glycocalyx layer?

Last summer I shared with you Fitzroy Curry’s latest view of the endothelial glycocalyx layer as “a layered structure with a dense branch-like inner layer formed from heparan sulfate rich glycoproteins associated with the endothelial cell membrane (extending about 200 nm from the surface) and an outer gel-like layer, which is more porous. The outer layer…… Continue reading A transplant for rolled-up outer glycocalyx layer?