Ráadásul, érdemes eltöprengeni az öregedésben betöltött szerepén:
Collagen fibrils consist of recurring
three-stranded polypeptide units called tropocollagen,
arranged head to tail in parallel bundles (Fig. 7-15).
The rigid, brittle character of the connective tissue in
older people is the result of an accumulation of covalent
cross-links in collagen as we age.
Lehninger-Nelson-Cox: Principles of Biochemistry, 174.o.
2017. szeptember 3., vasárnap
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