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A skeletal building structure is a steel frame that is built to support a large building or skyscraper. The structure consists of metal beams forming vertical columns crossed with steel girders for stability. More »

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The protein-building structures contained in all cells are ribosomes. Thousands of these structures are present in cells, with more present in cells that make lots of proteins. Ribosomes take the genetic message of DNA a... More »

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Carbohydrates are compounds formed by the three elements carbon, hydrogen and oxygen that are in a specific ratio. There are different kinds of carbohydrates, such as monosaccharides, disaccharides and polysaccharides th... More »

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Bones are important because they provide a frame for the body, protect organs, anchor muscles and store calcium. Humans have 206 lightweight and strong bones that support the body’s total weight. More »

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The human skeleton protects the inner organs, supports the body's frame, stores the body's chemicals and minerals, facilitates blood transportation and formation and makes movement possible. The skeleton is made up of mo... More »

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According to the University of Michigan, the differences between compact and cancellous bones are structure and location. Compact bone is denser than cancellous bone, found along the shafts of bones and covering cancello... More »

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The main differences between compact bone and spongy bone involve their structure and the way each functions. Both types of bone tissue are necessary for movement of the body and support of the skeletal system. More »

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