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Idealized collagen

PDB ID: 1CAG

Collagen is a structural protein in connective tissue. It is composed of three protein strands that wind together into a distinctive triple helix. This structure shows a small segment of a peptide with the ideal sequence for forming the triple helix.

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Discussed Structures from Collagen
idealized collagen
idealized collagen
human collagen
human collagen
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Reference

PDB ID: 1CAG , Pubmed

Crystal and molecular structure of a collagen-like peptide at 1.9 A resolution.

Bella, J., Eaton, M., Brodsky, B., Berman, H.M.

Journal: (1994) Science 266: 75-81


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