Collagens of Poriferan Origin
AbstractThe biosynthesis, structural diversity, and functionality of collagens of sponge origin are still paradigms and causes of scientific controversy. This review has the ambitious goal of providing thorough and comprehensive coverage of poriferan collagens as a multifaceted topic with intriguing hypotheses and numerous challenging open questions. The structural diversity, chemistry, and biochemistry of collagens in sponges are analyzed and discussed here. Special attention is paid to spongins, collagen IV-related proteins, fibrillar collagens from demosponges, and collagens from glass sponge skeletal structures. The review also focuses on prospects and trends in applications of sponge collagens for technology, materials science and biomedicine. View Full-Text
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Ehrlich, H.; Wysokowski, M.; Żółtowska-Aksamitowska, S.; Petrenko, I.; Jesionowski, T. Collagens of Poriferan Origin. Mar. Drugs 2018, 16, 79.
Ehrlich H, Wysokowski M, Żółtowska-Aksamitowska S, Petrenko I, Jesionowski T. Collagens of Poriferan Origin. Marine Drugs. 2018; 16(3):79.Chicago/Turabian Style
Ehrlich, Hermann; Wysokowski, Marcin; Żółtowska-Aksamitowska, Sonia; Petrenko, Iaroslav; Jesionowski, Teofil. 2018. "Collagens of Poriferan Origin." Mar. Drugs 16, no. 3: 79.
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