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Representing almost one-third of the total residues, glycine is very important for the collagen helix structure [62]. 4 Representative SDS-PAGE of acid soluble collagen (ASC) from skins of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua). Collagens from fish have a lower content of imino acids, when compared to mammalians and, since they contribute to the stability of the helix structure, fish collagens are less stable at higher temperatures [62]. 1, it is shown an amino acid analysis of the ASC from Atlantic salmon skins.

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Combination of the highly porous central collagen sponge and the surrounding PLLA-collagen sponge cup results in the high porosity of the hybrid sponge. The cup-shaped porous skeleton serves as a mechanical support and reinforces the hybrid sponge to keep its shape during cell culture and transplantation. The cup-type hybrid porous scaffolds have another effect that the surrounding outside PLLA-collagen sponge cup can protect against cell leakage from the scaffold during cell seeding. The high cell seeding efficiency helps the scaffolds to hold more cells and decreases cell loss.

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