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Tropocollagen MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tropocollagen
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.860.300.250.700
Unique ID
D014332
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014332
Scope Note
The molecular unit of collagen fibrils that consist of repeating three-stranded polypeptide units arranged head to tail in parallel bundles. It is a right-handed triple helix composed of 2 polypeptide chains. It is rich in glycine, proline, hydroxyproline, and hydroxylysine.
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Collagen (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
72
History Note
72
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Tropocollagen Preferred
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