[The influence of hormonal replacement therapy on the certain collagen metabolites].


RATIONALE OF THE STUDY Collagen is the most abundant protein within the human body. It constitutes about 80% of the organic part of all tissues. Type I collagen constitutes 95% of the organic part of the bone. Therefore the measuring of the carboxyterminal telopeptide of type I collagen (ICTP), cross-linked via pyridinoline and liberated during the… (More)