Design and function Collagen is a protein which, as a structural protein, makes up a significant proportion of connective and supporting tissue. It is therefore found in most organs of our body. Collagen belongs to the fiber proteins and has a specific anatomical structure so that it makes a stable protein. The collagen molecule has … Read more

Collagen in the skin | Collagen

Collagen in the skin A very large proportion of collagen is found in the skin, where it assumes an important supporting function for the skin layers and the adjacent connective tissue. As a protein, collagen has the property of binding water, which keeps the skin firm. Due to the special structure of collagen, the collagens … Read more

Hydrolyzate | Collagen

Hydrolyzate Hydrolysates are products that result from the splitting of proteins or albumin. Hydrolysate can also be obtained from collagen by enzymatic cleavage (hydrolysis). These collagen proteins are preferably obtained from type 1 collagen and are used as food supplements. They contain a high proportion of short amino acid chains (peptides) and are very similar … Read more

Mammary connective tissue

Introduction The female breast is composed of varying amounts of fatty tissue and connective tissue, as well as the functional mammary gland with its ducts. The connective tissue of the breast forms the basic structure and provides the shape. In the course of life, the breast acquires significance, especially in aesthetic terms. In women, the … Read more

Teardrop | Mammary connective tissue

Teardrop Cracks in the connective tissue are often caused by too rapid expansion of the breast during pregnancy and appear on the skin as reddish to whitish streaks. These cracks of the lower skin layers are also called stretch marks and are mainly a problem of aesthetic nature. They do not represent a health risk. … Read more