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Merry Blogmas for December 5: Collagen-Based Glue

Merry Blogmas for December 5: Collagen-Based Glue

Today continues our daily Merry Blogmas 2017 posts of short science-lite articles for Dec. 1 through Christmas. Hide Glue and Other Collagen-Based Glues Collagen is the principle protein in the bone, muscle and skin tissues of mammals and certain¬†fish. It is made up of fibrous strands of polypeptides, which is the same as saying that collagen is made up of long mostly-straight chains of linked amino acids. Collagen-based glues include¬†those made from: animal hides animal hooves of animals fish skin…

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