See also: Collagen
- (biochemistry) Any of more than 28 types of glycoprotein that form elongated fibers, usually found in the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.
- 1843, R. F. Marchand, “On the Chemical Composition of the Bones”, in The Chemist, volume 4, page 57:
- Science cannot yet account for the conversion of collagen into gelatin.
glycoprotein that forms elongated fibers