On the Molecular Structure of Collagen

@article{Traub1969OnTM,
  title={On the Molecular Structure of Collagen},
  author={W. Traub and A. Yonath and D. Segal},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1969},
  volume={221},
  pages={914-917}
}
  • W. Traub, A. Yonath, D. Segal
  • Published 1969
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Several polytripeptide and polyhexapeptide models of collagen have the same triple helical conformation with one NH…O interchain H bond per tripeptide. Collagen itself probably has this structure. 
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