Methods for Quantifying Fibrillar Collagen Alignment.

Recent evidence has implicated collagen, particularly fibrillar collagen, in a number of diseases ranging from osteogenesis imperfecta and asthma to breast and ovarian cancer. A key property of collagen that has been correlated with disease has been the alignment of collagen fibers. Collagen can be visualized using a variety of imaging techniques including… CONTINUE READING