Biochemical markers of type I collagen. PINP, Pro-collagen type I N-terminal pro-peptide; C1M, MMP-degraded type I collagen. The C1M peptide is located at amino acid position 755 to 764 in the mature collagen strands. ICTP, Pyridinoline cross-linked carboxyterminal telopeptide of type I collagen. CTX-I, cross-linked c-telo-peptide of type I collagen at amino acid position 1207 to 1214.
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