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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TL1A and its receptor could reduce fibrosis and tissue remodeling in patients with severe lung disease

TL1A and its receptor could reduce fibrosis and tissue remodeling in patients with severe lung disease

A subunit SARS-CoV-2 vaccine may offer broader protection against virus

A subunit SARS-CoV-2 vaccine may offer broader protection against virus

Study shows what happens in the fetal brain affected by congenital Zika syndrome

Study shows what happens in the fetal brain affected by congenital Zika syndrome

Study identifies a gene's previously unknown role in fertility

Study identifies a gene's previously unknown role in fertility

Manipulating 3D Printed Organoid Microenvironments

Manipulating 3D Printed Organoid Microenvironments

Researchers identify how promising therapy may work to improve adverse effects of NAFLD

Researchers identify how promising therapy may work to improve adverse effects of NAFLD

Study identifies link between hip fracture risk and nanoscale bone inflexibility

Study identifies link between hip fracture risk and nanoscale bone inflexibility

Study shows the importance of collagen for comprehensive diagnosis of fish allergy

Study shows the importance of collagen for comprehensive diagnosis of fish allergy

Study may help optimize materials used in implants, enhance their safety

Study may help optimize materials used in implants, enhance their safety

Large-scale analysis of Alport syndrome reveals the effectiveness of existing treatments

Large-scale analysis of Alport syndrome reveals the effectiveness of existing treatments

Research may provide new insights into wound healing

Research may provide new insights into wound healing

Remnants of bird ovaries can be preserved in the fossil record, confirms study

Remnants of bird ovaries can be preserved in the fossil record, confirms study

Three commercially available drugs may cause unexpected effects in humans, shows study

Three commercially available drugs may cause unexpected effects in humans, shows study

Study may lead to new diagnostic and treatment strategies for fighting bone cancer

Study may lead to new diagnostic and treatment strategies for fighting bone cancer

Researchers solve the mystery of genetic defect in horses

Researchers solve the mystery of genetic defect in horses

Researchers identify new factor that regulates the size of scar following heart injury

Researchers identify new factor that regulates the size of scar following heart injury

Groundbreaking study identifies unique lung cells that may drive pulmonary fibrosis

Groundbreaking study identifies unique lung cells that may drive pulmonary fibrosis

Study reveals key role of a protein in regulating scar tissue growth after heart attacks

Study reveals key role of a protein in regulating scar tissue growth after heart attacks

New drug discovery shows promise in fighting acute respiratory illnesses

New drug discovery shows promise in fighting acute respiratory illnesses

Zika virus during pregnancy can hamper vital collagen development in babies’ brains

Zika virus during pregnancy can hamper vital collagen development in babies’ brains