• Dhanya P. Joy
  • K. Krishna Kumar
  • B. Dinesh Kumar
  • Silvipriya K. S.


Collagen is the sole protein found predominantly in the animal kingdom. The main source of collagen which had been land animals previously is being replaced by other alternative sources due to certain health related, religious and social concerns. Thus additional reliable, safer and productive options for collagen extraction have been studied extensively since then. Its wide-ranging application, especially in the biomedical and cosmetic field, is also a basis for its study to have become a topic of interest among the researchers. Isolation of collagen from the processing wastes of marine organisms has been receiving a lot of attention recently due to the promising outcome it brings forth. In the current review, we have focused upon squid, mainly its processing waste, as an alternative source of collagen including the studies carried out on the same to a certain extent.

Keywords: Type I collagen, Fish collagen, Squid, etc


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Joy, D. P., K. K. Kumar, B. D. Kumar, and S. K. S. “COLLAGEN FROM SQUID AND ITS BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 9, no. 3, May 2017, pp. 24-26,
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