Types of Collagen

Out of the total 16 types of collagen 4 of them are most important ones

Collagen types are:

Type I:  Bone,fibrocartilage,ligaments,tendon,dentin

Type II:Vitreous, Hyaline cartilage,Elastic Cartilage

Type III:Healing tissue,muscle,Blood vessels

Type IV:Basement membrane

Memory tip

The type of collagen proceeds from I,II,III and IV while we move out from within a limb.

Bone,Cartilage,Tissue,basement membrane.

Skin is formed by both I and III.

Three amino acids: glycine, proline, and hydroxyproline are important in collagen triple helix.

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