Help on collagen 3D structure

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Elly
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Help on collagen 3D structure

Hi~ i am a new member here... Have some questions in mind to ask, hope your can help me.... :) Does anyone here knows How much 3D structure data is available to date for Collagen(protein 3D structure). Second question is How 3D structure can be useful?

Richard Taylor
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http://www.rcsb.org/pdb

http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/molecules/pdb4_1.html

That is a great site about the structure of Collagen, do click through to the subsequent pages. You might also want to look at this wikipedia article on protein structure and the articles linked within it.

philgoetz
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Go to www.pdb.org and search

Go to www.pdb.org and search for collagen.

The FFM
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here is the link to the PDB

here is the link to the PDB file for a syntheic collagen-like polypeptide that forms a triple helix

www.rcsb.org/pdb/explore.do