Collagen in tendon, ligament, and bone healing. A current review

Abstract: Cells that produce a particular type of collagen under normal physiologic circumstances can be induced by certain local triggers to change the amount and type of collagen synthesized. This has become most apparent during bone, tendon, and ligament healing, where cells that once produced the collagen of normal intact tissue are induced to synthesize […]

Effects of orally administered undenatured type II collagen against arthritic inflammatory diseases: A mechanistic exploration

Abstract: Arthritis afflicts approximately 43 million Americans or approximately 16.6% of the US population. The two most common and best known types of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). A significant amount of scientific research has been done in attempts to explain what initiates forms of arthritis, how it is promoted and perpetuated […]