Collagen Metabolism

Robert F. Diegelmann, PhD, From the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia

Wounds. 2001;13(5) 

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Collagen metabolism is indeed one of the most complex and highly regulated processes in our bodies. As we move forward in the future to design new strategies and technologies to treat the many challenging clinical problems associated with wound healing, we need to keep in mind how our connective tissues are assembled and how they are remodeled.