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Implant Dent. 2002;11(3):280-5.

Collagen: an overview.

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Department of Periodontics and Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA.

Abstract

Collagen is a versatile material with biological properties that make it useful for the fabrication of implantable devices in medicine and dentistry. In this article we review collagen biosynthesis, structure, and types, as well as the properties that make it compatible with human tissues.

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12271567
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