Q: About Collagen Synthesis


Question about Proteins P-07

 

Hydroxyproline

Hydroxyproline

 

Collagen presents in its structure modified amino acids as hydroxyproline and hydroxylysine. The formation of these amino acids from their precursors, is post-trancriptional, and occurs in enzymatic reactions that require as cofactor the following compound:

 

a)     Ascorbic acid

 

b)     Citric Acid

 

c)      Folic Acid

 

d)     Lipoic acid

 

e)     Panthotenic acid

 

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