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Collagen: ubiquitous in nature, multifunctional in devices.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10182119     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Collagen is a protein that is widely distributed in humans and plays an important role in many aspects of tissue performance. This versatility is central to the uses of collagen in biomedical devices. The structure and properties of collagen and the basis for their biomedical uses are described in this article.
D Williams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical device technology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  1048-6690     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Device Technol     Publication Date:    1998 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-09-14     Completed Date:  1998-09-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9215490     Medline TA:  Med Device Technol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  10-3     Citation Subset:  T    
Clinical Engineering Department, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Biocompatible Materials*
Biomedical Engineering
Collagen* / chemistry,  classification,  ultrastructure
Connective Tissue / chemistry
Equipment Design
Equipment and Supplies*
Extracellular Matrix Proteins / chemistry
Glycine / chemistry
Hydroxyproline / chemistry
Proline / chemistry
Stress, Mechanical
Structure-Activity Relationship
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biocompatible Materials; 0/Extracellular Matrix Proteins; 147-85-3/Proline; 51-35-4/Hydroxyproline; 56-40-6/Glycine; 9007-34-5/Collagen

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