Collagen

Collagen is a protein that is part of several fibrous structures in the body, such as bone, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, skin, nails and hair. It is made up of several amino acids, and one of its main functions is the strengthening of structures that support and promote cell and tissue cohesion.

In young people, collagen makes up to 30% of the protein in the body. The main function of connective tissue is filling empty spaces, making the connection between the various organs and tissues, retain their shape and structure of the body, and it is where tropocollagen molecules are synthesized - that result in collagen, which is necessary for the renewal of the body's supporting structures.

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