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Table 5 Interaction sites, bond sites and bond distance, between collagen (Type III) and four ligands

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

Ligand Interaction sites Bond Bond distance in(A°)
  Collagen type-III   
Dopaquinone Eleventh residue Val of B-chain (α1) Val B 12(Cα)-O· · ·N(Dopaquinone) 2.6
  Eleventh residue Val of B-chain (α1) Val B 12(Cα)-O· · ·O(Dopaquinone) 2.83
  Fourteenth residue Pro of B-chain (α1) Pro B 14(Cα)-N· · ·O(Dopaquinone) 2.97
  Fifteenth residue Ala of B-chain (α1) Asn B 15(Cα)-N· · ·O(Dopaquinone) 3.02
Embelin Eleventh residue Lys of B-chain (α1) Lys B 12(Cα)-N· · ·O(Embelin) 3.02
  Thirteenth residue Gly of B-chain (α1) Gly B 13(Cα)-O· · ·O(Embelin) 2.72
Potassium embelate Thirteenth residue Gly of B-chain (α1) Gly B 13(Cα)-O· · ·O(Potassium embelate) 2.62
  Fourteenth residue Pro of B-chain (α1) Pro C 14(Cα)-N· · ·O(Potassium embelate) 2.98
5-O-Methyl embelin Eleventh residue Lys of C-chain (α1) Lys C 12(Cα)-O· · ·O(5-O-Methyl embelin) 2.72
  Fourteenth residue Pro of C-chain (α2) Pro C 14(Cα)-O· · ·O(5-O-Methyl embelin) 3.45