Collagen

Collagen is a fibrous protein found in cartilage and other connective tissue.
What is Collagen?

Collagen is a protein made up of amino-acids, which are in turn built of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen. Collagen contains specific amino acids – Glycine, Proline, Hydroxyproline and Arginine.

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Research reveals clues to how a molecule improves appearance of surgery scars

Research reveals clues to how a molecule improves appearance of surgery scars

A low-cost biopolymer dressing to help heal chronic wounds

A low-cost biopolymer dressing to help heal chronic wounds

Antihypertension drug may benefit patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

Antihypertension drug may benefit patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

A small molecule inhibitor shows promise to reduce the growth of uveal melanoma

A small molecule inhibitor shows promise to reduce the growth of uveal melanoma

Mechanical factors play a key role in the natural growth of human organs

Mechanical factors play a key role in the natural growth of human organs

Study reveals how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease can develop into a life-threatening complication

Study reveals how non-alcoholic fatty liver disease can develop into a life-threatening complication

Selective immunotoxins may help treat liver fibrosis

Selective immunotoxins may help treat liver fibrosis

Scientists construct nano-scale borate bioactive glass with improved wound healing effects

Scientists construct nano-scale borate bioactive glass with improved wound healing effects

Connective tissue protein promotes immune responses that fight bacterial infections

Connective tissue protein promotes immune responses that fight bacterial infections

RUDN University doctors find alterations in serum amino acid profile in children with ADHD

RUDN University doctors find alterations in serum amino acid profile in children with ADHD

Special dipping solution can significantly extend the shelf life of “side streams”

Special dipping solution can significantly extend the shelf life of “side streams”

Microgel-coated mesenchymal stromal cells can reverse pulmonary fibrosis

Microgel-coated mesenchymal stromal cells can reverse pulmonary fibrosis

New porous biomaterial could help in bone repair

New porous biomaterial could help in bone repair

Could an antiviral mouthwash using silver nanoparticles prevent COVID-19?

Could an antiviral mouthwash using silver nanoparticles prevent COVID-19?

New level of control over stem cells will help accelerate research, lead to therapeutic applications

New level of control over stem cells will help accelerate research, lead to therapeutic applications

An Introduction to the Benefits of the Skin Trust Club

An Introduction to the Benefits of the Skin Trust Club

Researchers use 3-D bioprinting to create custom-shaped cartilage for use in surgical procedures

Researchers use 3-D bioprinting to create custom-shaped cartilage for use in surgical procedures

4D printing strategy helps fabricate biomimetic microchannel scaffold for spinal fusion

4D printing strategy helps fabricate biomimetic microchannel scaffold for spinal fusion

Penn State researchers develop a way to study microenvironment of breast cancer in 3D

Penn State researchers develop a way to study microenvironment of breast cancer in 3D

Fixing traumatic injuries to the skin and bones using bioprinting during surgery

Fixing traumatic injuries to the skin and bones using bioprinting during surgery