- What is Collagen?
- Collagen Types
- Collagen History
- Aging Process
- smoking & Collagen
- Skin & Collagen
- Bone & Collagen
- Joint & Collagen
- Blood Vessel & Collagen
- Weight Control & Collagen
- Vitamin C & Collagen
- Collagen Amino Acid Composition
- Collagen Manufacturing Process
- Collagen Recipes
- Collagen Literature
Many different types of Collagen in Body
Collagen is the most ubiquitous substance in the body because it is the most abundant of the fibers contained in connective tissue. Connective tissue gives our body form and supports our organs. To give you an idea of how important collagen is, here is a list of five types of collagen out of more than 19 collagen types, and how they are used in the body.
Connective tissue of skin, bones, teeth, tendons, ligaments, fascia, organ capsules.
Connective tissue of our organs (liver, spleen, kidneys, etc.)
TYPE 4 & 5
The separating layer between epithelial and endothelial cells as well as between skeletal or smooth muscle cells (basal lamina), kidney glomeruli, lens capsule, and Schwann and glial cells of the nervous system.