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Table 4 Interaction sites, bond sites and bond distance, between collagen (Type I) and four ligands.

From: Bioinformatics in crosslinking chemistry of collagen with selective cross linkers

Ligand Interaction sites Bond Bond distance in(A°)
  Collagen type-I   
Dopaquinone Eleventh residue Val of C-chain (α2) Val C 12(Cα)-O· · ·N(Dopaquinone) 3.04
  Thirteenth residue Gly of C-chain (α2) Gly C 13(Cα)-O· · ·H(Dopaquinone) 2.26
  Fourteenth residue Pro of C-chain (α2) Pro C 14(Cα)-CA· · ·O(Dopaquinone) 3.07
  Seventh residue Asn of A-chain (α1) Asn A 17(Cα)-N· · ·O(Dopaquinone) 2.79
Potassium embelate Eleventh residue Val of C-chain (α2) Val C 12(Cα)-N· · ·O(Potassium embelate) 3.03
  Eleventh residue Val of C-chain (α2) Val C 12(Cα)-O· · ·O(Potassium embelate) 3.38
Embelin Eleventh residue Val of C-chain (α2) Val C 12(Cα)-N· · ·O(Embelin) 3.22
  Thirteenth residue Gly of C-chain (α2) Gly C 13(Cα)-O· · ·H(Embelin) 2.74
  Fourteenth residue Pro of C-chain (α2) Pro C 14(Cα)-N· · ·O(Embelin) 4.11
5-O-Methyl embelin Eleventh residue Val of C-chain (α2) Val C 12(Cα)-N· · ·O(5-O-Methyl embelin) 3.16
  Fourteenth residue Pro of C-chain (α2) Pro C 14(Cα)-N· · ·O(5-O-Methyl embelin) 3.1
  Fifteenth residue Tyr of C-chain (α2) Tyr C 15(Cα)-N· · ·O(5-O-Methyl embelin) 3.23