Tropocollagen type VIII

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-2168043
Type
Complex
Species
Homo sapiens
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Summation

Collagen type VIII (COL8) is a major component of Descemet?s membrane. It is suggested that the form found in Decemet's membrane is composed of a 2:1 ratio of alpha-1(VIII) and alpha-2 (VIII). In vitro both can also form homotrimers (Knupp & Squire 2005).

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