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| Posted on | Health-beauty


What is the difference between Bovine and Marine Collagen?


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There is no doubt that the Bovine Collagen and Marine Collagen are two different terms. The term collagen refers to the skin proteins which is used in cosmetic surgeries. Bovine collagens are derived from cow whereas marine collagen is derived from fishes. This is the major difference between them that is their source. They are from different environment. Bovine has made from cow stuffs while marine is made up of fish skin. Both have their uses in cosmetic treatment.

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Both Bovine and Marine Collagen are types of collagen, a protein that is an important component of connective tissue. They differ only by the type of animal the collagen derives from.

Bovine collagen is extracted from cow hides, whereas marine collagen is extracted from fish scales or cartilage. As such, bovine collagen is slightly more viscous than its marine counterpart. In some other contexts people use "marine" to refer exclusively to fish-derived collagens, so in order to be certain it should always be specified that way when discussing this topic.Letsdiskuss


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