Describe the structure of a collagen molecule (3)
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- 02-10-2016 21:45
- 02-10-2016 21:59
Every 3rd amino acid is glycine.
Left handed helix.
Composed of 3 polypeptide chains coiled around each other via hydrogen bonds.
FIbrous so no hydrophilic groups pointing outwards.
Contains staggered ends.