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Figure 1: Structural organization of collagens. Collagens are characterized by a triple-helical structure composed of three polypeptide chains with repetition Gly-X-Y sequence. N-and C-propeptides are removed by metalloproteinase enzymes and finally converted to collagen

Figure 1: Structural organization of collagens. Collagens are characterized by a triple-helical structure composed of three polypeptide chains with repetition Gly-X-Y sequence. N-and C-propeptides are removed by metalloproteinase enzymes and finally converted to collagen