Date of Award

Winter 1-14-2021

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Yujia Xu

Second Advisor

Nancy Greenbaum

Academic Program Adviser

Yujia Xu


This paper attempts to design collagen mimetic peptides where the triple-helical region mimics that of human Type I Collagen. With consideration for chain selection and chain register, we utilize the NC2 domain of heterotrimeric Type IX Collagen as a nucleation domain for triple-helix folding.



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