name: collagen metabolic process
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def: "The chemical reactions and pathways involving collagen, any of a group of fibrous proteins of very high tensile strength that form the main component of connective tissue in animals. Collagen is highly enriched in glycine (some regions are 33% glycine) and proline, occurring predominantly as 3-hydroxyproline (about 20%)." [GOC:mah, ISBN:0198506732]
synonym: "collagen metabolism" EXACT 
is_a: GO:0008152 ! metabolic process
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