New members of the collagen superfamily

Curr Opin Cell Biol. 1993 Oct;5(5):883-90. doi: 10.1016/0955-0674(93)90039-s.


During the past year, several novel collagenous clones have been isolated from cDNA libraries and designated as new collagen types. Recent research has been concerned with describing these new collagens and their potential relationships to other previously described collagen types.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Chromosome Mapping
  • Chromosomes, Human, Pair 1
  • Collagen / chemistry
  • Collagen / genetics*
  • Humans
  • Multigene Family*
  • Protein Structure, Secondary


  • Collagen