Useless information #28 - The most abundant protein in mammals

The most abundant protein in mammals, you and me included, is collagen.
Yes, it makes your skin look better. Yes, it makes you look younger.
But collagen functions go beyond aesthetics.
It forms connective tissue and provides structural support to the body.
Collagen is a component of muscle, cartilage, bone, blood vessels, etc.
A lot of our body is made of proteins and around one third of them is collagen.


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