Collagen from mouse sternum

Bornstein and Traub Type II, acid soluble, powder

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Collagen Type I, free
<0.4% proteoglycan


acetic acid: 0.01-0.5 M

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Gene Information

mouse ... Col1a1(12842)

General description

Collagen is classified into a number of structurally and genetically distinct types. We use the nomenclature proposed by Bornstein and Traub. Do not confuse Sigma type designations with recognized collagen classification types.


Collagen-type 2 has been investigated for its importance in haemostasis. Two peptides, CB8 and CB11, are sites of platelet binding and activation on collagen-type 2. Collagen-type 2 has also been used as a model for arthritis in animals, where FR140423, a selective cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 inhibitor, has shown an anti-inflammatory effect without gastric lesions that may occur with treatment via indomethacin

Collagen Type II is sometimes used to induce an animal model of rheumatoid arthritis. However, under conditions leading to formation of reactive oxygen species, the subjects develop tolerance for auto-antibodies. This is an unusual situation of ROS having a favorable effect.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Acid soluble, lyophilized, salt-free, chromatographically purified powder from mouse sternum cartilage by modified methods

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
T Ochi et al.
European journal of pharmacology, 365(2-3), 259-266 (1999-02-13)
The pharmacological profile of a novel and newly discovered non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic compound, 3-(difluoromethyl)-1-(4-methoxyphenyl)-5-[4-(methylsulfinyl)phenyl]pyraz ole (FR140423), was investigated. In recombinant human cyclooxygenase enzyme assays, the inhibition of prostaglandin E2 formation by FR140423 was 150 times more selective for cyclooxygenase-2...
Malin Hultqvist et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 179(3), 1431-1437 (2007-07-21)
The view on reactive oxygen species (ROS) in inflammation is currently shifting from being considered damaging toward having a more complex role in regulating inflammatory reactions. We recently demonstrated a role of ROS in regulation of animal models for the...
Simon Holland et al.
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Topography-guided laser refractive surgery regularizes the front corneal surface irregularities to achieve the desired refractive outcome. This is particularly applicable in highly aberrated corneas, where wavefront aberrometry is often not possible. This article aims to review the recently published results...
Michelle K Nguyen et al.
Current opinion in ophthalmology, 24(4), 291-295 (2013-06-06)
To describe the use of corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL) and its efficacy in the stabilization of keratorefractive procedures, including PRK, laser in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK), thermal keratoplasty, and orthokeratology. Since its introduction, CXL has quickly gained interest in the treatment of...
Nofar Harpaz et al.
PLoS genetics, 9(6), e1003597-e1003597 (2013-07-05)
The Drosophila heart tube represents a structure that similarly to vertebrates' primary heart tube exhibits a large lumen; the mechanisms promoting heart tube morphology in both Drosophila and vertebrates are poorly understood. We identified Multiplexin (Mp), the Drosophila orthologue of...

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