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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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

New microscopy technique can be used to study the progression of wound healing

New microscopy technique can be used to study the progression of wound healing

Measuring Salmon Meat Composition using Near-infrared Raman Spectroscopic

Measuring Salmon Meat Composition using Near-infrared Raman Spectroscopic

RCSI scientists develop new biomaterial with potential to accelerate bone regeneration

RCSI scientists develop new biomaterial with potential to accelerate bone regeneration

Study offers potential targets for treating people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Study offers potential targets for treating people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Researchers deconstruct the mechanisms that control wound healing

Researchers deconstruct the mechanisms that control wound healing

Rigidity of tissues drives immune system activity, UCLA study finds

Rigidity of tissues drives immune system activity, UCLA study finds

Novel 3D imaging technique could prove to be valuable for wide range of studies

Novel 3D imaging technique could prove to be valuable for wide range of studies

Thermal spraying can greatly improve 3D-printed bone implants

Thermal spraying can greatly improve 3D-printed bone implants

NIH funding supports research on first therapeutic drug to regenerate heart tissue

NIH funding supports research on first therapeutic drug to regenerate heart tissue

Collagen maturation regulates PEDF availability, study shows

Collagen maturation regulates PEDF availability, study shows

Rejuvenated fibroblasts could be used in regenerative medicine, stem cell engineering

Rejuvenated fibroblasts could be used in regenerative medicine, stem cell engineering

Researchers reveal the molecular biology behind Hyaline Fibromatosis Syndrome

Researchers reveal the molecular biology behind Hyaline Fibromatosis Syndrome

Unique bone graft biomaterial eliminates pain

Unique bone graft biomaterial eliminates pain

The Role of Microphysiological Systems for Oncology and Stem Cell Research

The Role of Microphysiological Systems for Oncology and Stem Cell Research

Study finds intake of BioCell Collagen decreases common signs of photoaging

Study finds intake of BioCell Collagen decreases common signs of photoaging

Using photoacoustic imaging to visualize scarring in donor kidneys before transplant

Using photoacoustic imaging to visualize scarring in donor kidneys before transplant

Scientists link undiagnosed human disease with rare mutation in PHETA1 gene

Scientists link undiagnosed human disease with rare mutation in PHETA1 gene

A new, potential treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis with fibrosis

A new, potential treatment for nonalcoholic steatohepatitis with fibrosis