Collagen is a protein that forms the strong, flexible white fibers of the body's bone, cartilage, and connective tissue (such as tendons, ligaments, and skin).

Current as of: May 22, 2015

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Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology