collagens

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  • Its function is degradation of type I, II and III collagens.
  • Collagens are widely employed in the construction of the artificial skin substitutes used in the management of severe burns.
  • Fresh turtles contain rich collagens which can are claimed to be useful for eliminating toxins from the body.
  • Elastins, in contrast to collagens, give elasticity to tissues, allowing them to stretch when needed and then return to their original state.
  • In cooking, tenderizing is a process to break down collagens in meat to make it more palatable for consumption.
  • Mainly fibrillar collagens type I and III serve as ligands.
  • Collagens are complex molecules that provide structure, strength, and elasticity to connective tissue.
  • This kind of collagens have a single pass hydrophobic transmembrane domain.
  • Procollagens are the precursors of collagens, the proteins that add strength and support to many body tissues.
  • A common feature of transmembrane collagens is the presence of two forms of the molecule: a full-length membrane-bound form and an ectodomain shed form.
  • Collagens are present in the ECM as fibrillar proteins and give structural support to resident cells.
  • It is related to the fibrillar collagens: type II, type XI, and type XXIV.
  • The DDRs are unique RTKs in that they bind to collagens rather than soluble growth factors.
  • Collagens I-IV bind this region with high affinity, while collagen V binds only weakly.
  • They function as receptors for different collagen types, they recognize many fibrillar collagens and they are capable of binding some nonfibrillar collagens as well.
  • Mutations in these genes interfere with the proper assembly of type II and XI collagens or reduce the amount of these collagens.
  • In the body, fibrillar collagens have over 50 known binding partners.
  • Type XXVII collagen is related to the "fibrillar" class of collagens and may play a role in development of the skeleton.
  • The collagens are a superfamily of proteins that play a role in maintaining the integrity of various tissues.
  • Heat shock protein 47 has been shown to interact with collagens I, II, III, IV and V.
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Root form of collagens is collagen for the noun.

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Meaning of collagens

  • noun A fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling