tropocollagen

noun tro·po·col·la·gen \ ˌträ-pə-ˈkä-lə-jən , ˌtrō- \

Definition of tropocollagen

: a subunit of collagen fibrils consisting of three polypeptide strands arranged in a helix

First Known Use of tropocollagen

1954

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tropocollagen

noun tro·po·col·la·gen \ ˌträp-ə-ˈkäl-ə-jən , ˌtrōp- \

medical Definition of tropocollagen

: a subunit of collagen fibrils consisting of three polypeptide strands arranged in a helix

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