Type-II collagen

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collagen, type II, alpha 1 (primary osteoarthritis, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia, congenital)
Identifiers
SymbolCOL2A1
Alt. symbolsSEDC
Entrez1280
HUGO2200
OMIM120140
RefSeqNM_001844
UniProtP02458
Other data
LocusChr. 12 q13.11-q13.2


Overview

Type-II collagen is the basis for articular cartilage and hyaline cartilage.

It makes up 50% of all protein in cartilage and 85-90% of collagen of articular cartilage.

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