Review of Collagen in Health and Disease (Part 1 Collagen in Health)

Author : Praveena Kulkarni, Venkatesh Kulkarni

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body. It possesses triple helical protein molecule which forms the major part of the extracellular matrix. It forms integral part of skin, connective tissues, tendons, bones and cartilage. Also collagen is integral part of dental tissues such as enamel, dentin, pulp and periodontal ligaments. This review highlights the various physiological aspect of collagen.

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