Open Access Opinion

Collagen Supplements: Benefits, Uses and Side Effects

Jo Ann Summitt Marrs1* and Ashley Marrs Strickland2

1College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University, USA

2Northeast State Community College, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date: July 23, 2020;  Published Date:September 10, 2020


Collagen is a major component of connective tissue making up the structure of tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles [1]. It is the most abundant protein in the extracellular matrix and has a characteristic triple helix of three polypeptide chains [2].

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