Collagen fibrils

Aubrey de Grey ag24 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Sun Apr 2 08:28:33 EST 2000


John Scotter wrote:

> Looking through my notes the only information I could find was.."with
> aging, covalent bonds of uncertain nature form between and within
> tropocollagen units to give a very strong structure."
> 
> Is it possible anyone could build on this slightly.

Check out "glycation" in Medline.  "glycation collagen aging review" as
a search string at http://www3.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/ will give you a
good basis.

Aubrey de Grey





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