tropocollagen

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

Definition of tropocollagen

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

1954

First Known Use of tropocollagen

1954


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tropocollagen

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

Medical Definition of tropocollagen

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


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