Chapter 5. The Structure of Collagen

  1. David Evered and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. A. Miller1,
  2. J. Bradshaw2,
  3. E. Y. Jones2,
  4. R. D. B. Fraser3,
  5. T. P. Macrae3 and
  6. E. Suzuki2

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720950.ch5

Ciba Foundation Symposium 114 - Fibrosis

Ciba Foundation Symposium 114 - Fibrosis

How to Cite

Miller, A., Bradshaw, J., Jones, E. Y., Fraser, R. D. B., Macrae, T. P. and Suzuki, E. (2008) The Structure of Collagen, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 114 - Fibrosis (eds D. Evered and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720950.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biochemistry, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Hugh Robson Building, George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9XD, UK

  2. 2

    Laboratory of Molecular Biophysics, Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK

  3. 3

    C.S.I.R.O., Division of Protein Chemistry, 343 Royal Parade, Parkville 3052, Victoria, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1985

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272798140

Online ISBN: 9780470720950

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Keywords:

  • structure of collagen;
  • treatment of fibrosis;
  • triple-helical molecule;
  • x-ray fibre diffraction data;
  • quasi-hexagonal model

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Collagen Molecule

  • Molecular Arrangement in Fibrils

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References