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  • n. The precursor of collagen; it is formed in fibroblasts and converted to collagen by a peptidase


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  • This structure is similar to a protein in the body called procollagen, a precursor of collagen.

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  • Recommended name procollagen-proline 3-dioxygenase Synonyms oxygenase, protocollagen proline

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  • Digger won't go into detail here about how insulin-like growth factor-1 and type III procollagen are such useful biomarkers, but the journal Clinical Endocrinology assures us the science is sound.

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  • I procollagen gene expression was determined using real-time PCR.

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  • To investigate the effects of the natural product Withagulatin A on hepatic stellate cell (HSC) viability and type I procollagen production.

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  • Our results demonstrated that Withagulatin A potently inhibited HSC viability and type I procollagen production, thereby implying that this natural product has potential use in the development of anti-fibrogenic reagents for the treatment of hepatic fibrosis.

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  • (TGF-β) stimulated type I procollagen gene expression, which was attributable to the suppression of TGF-β stimulated Smad2 and Smad3 phosphorylation.

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  • Col1a1-Krm2 mice, namely Pcolce2, has been described to serve a function as an enhancer of C-terminal procollagen processing

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  • Cy5. 5-RGD which targets integrins on myofibroblasts and a sequence in procollagen is an indirect probe for fibrinogenesis but it does not bind to mature collagen type I or III fibers

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  • Procollagen-proline 3-dioxygenase Natural substrates and products S procollagen

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