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What is the most common protein found in the human body?  

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caitweemes18 | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted September 3, 2012 at 2:38 AM via web

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What is the most common protein found in the human body?

 

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iklan100 | College Teacher | (Level 1) Valedictorian

Posted September 3, 2012 at 3:23 AM (Answer #1)

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I believe that Collagen is the most common and abundant protein in the human body.  Actin is another very common protein.

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naz2011 | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) eNoter

Posted September 3, 2012 at 8:39 PM (Answer #2)

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the most abundent protein in the human body is collagen. it considered to be 25 to 35 percent of whole body protein content. 

it is mostly found in fibrous tissues. Gelatin, which is used in food and industry is  collagen that has been irreversibly hydrolyzed

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nancy167 | College Teacher | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted September 6, 2012 at 8:45 PM (Answer #3)

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Collagen is the most common protein found in the human body. Collagen comprising 20-30% of body proteins. Actin is another most common protein as part of the smooth muscles. Actin makes up 10% of muscle cell proteins.

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