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Collagen Introduced

Qufu Focuschem Trading Co.,Ltd | Updated: Oct 26, 2016

Collagen is a biopolymer, the main ingredient in animal connective tissue, is also most widespread mammals most content, functional protein, 25%~30% per cent of total protein, some organisms are even higher than 80%.

Animal source animal tissue is the main way to get natural collagen and collagen peptide, but due to animal diseases and certain religious beliefs restricted the use of terrestrial mammalian collagen and its products, now is moving toward developing white marine. The European food safety authority (EFSA) has confirmed that even animal bone collagen is not the source of infection of mad cow disease and other related diseases.

Due to differences in amino acid composition and degree of cross-linking, aquatic animals, particularly its processing wastes-skin, bone, scale rich in collagen is collagen from cattle not merit, and collagen derived from marine animals and in some ways superior to those of terrestrial animal collagen, such as having low antigenicity, hypoallergenic properties. Aquatic collagen may therefore replace the land animal collagen.