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a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue

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The collagenous fibers of connective tissue near the epidermis were less in number as compared to UV B irradiated control group animals.
Collagenous fibers and hair follicles were thickened, which indicates increased amount of extracellular matrix.
The number of collagenous fibers were less as compared to the control irradiated + benzoyl peroxide treated group animals.