Collagen alpha-2(V) chain; Type V collagen is a member of group I collagen (fibrillar forming collagen). It is a minor connective tissue component of nearly ubiquitous distribution. Type V collagen binds to DNA, heparan sulfate, thrombospondin, heparin, and insulin. Type V collagen is a key determinant in the assembly of tissue- specific matrices (By similarity).
Synonyms: COL5A2, COL5A2p, hCOL5A2, D3DPH5, P05997 ...