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Below, you can find references that can help you to understand the Collagen Ligands Collection

Reviews
1. Farndale RW, Lisman T, Bihan D, Hamaia S, Smerling CS, Pugh N, Konitsiotis A, Leitinger B, de Groot PG, Jarvis GE, Raynal N. (2008) Cell-collagen interactions: the use of peptide Toolkits to investigate collagen-receptor interactions. Biochem Soc Trans 36: 241-50
2. Farndale RW. Collagen-binding proteins: Insights from the Collagen Toolkits (2019) Essays in Biochemistry 63: 337-348

Research Papers
1. Raynal N, Hamaia SW, Siljander PR, Maddox B, Peachey AR, Fernandez R, Foley LJ, Slatter DA, Jarvis GE, Farndale RW (2006) Use of synthetic peptides to locate novel integrin alpha2beta1-binding motifs in human collagen III. J Biol Chem, 281, 3821-3831.
2. Lisman T, Raynal N, Groeneveld D, Maddox B, Peachey AR, Huizinga EG, de Groot PG, Farndale RW (2006) A single high-affinity binding site for von Willebrand Factor in collagen III, identified using synthetic triple-helical peptides. Blood, 108, 3753-6.
3. Konitsiotis AD, Raynal N, Bihan D, Hohenester E, Farndale RW, Leitinger B (2008) Characterization of high affinity binding motifs for the discoidin domain receptor DDR2 in collagen J Biol Chem 283: 6861-8
4. Jarvis GE, Raynal N, Langford JP, Onley DJ, Andrews A, Smethurst PA, Farndale RW. (2008) Identification of a major GpVI-binding locus in human type III collagen Blood 111: 4986-96
5. Giudici C, Raynal N, Wiedemann H, Cabral WA, Marini JC, Timpl R, Bachinger HP, Farndale RW, Sasaki T, Tenni R. (2008) Mapping of SPARC/BM-40/Osteonectin-binding Sites on Fibrillar Collagens J Biol Chem 283: 19551-60
6. Hohenester E, Sasaki T, Giudici C, Farndale RW, B├Ąchinger HP. Structural basis of sequence-specific collagen recognition by SPARC. (2008) Proc Natnl Acad Sci (USA) 105: 18273-7
7. Carafoli F, Bihan D, Stathopoulos S, Konitsiotis AD, Kvansakul M, Farndale RW. Leitinger B, Hohenester E. (2009) Crystallographic insight into collagen recognition by discoidin domain receptor 2. Structure 17, 1573-81
8. Erat MC, Slatter DA, Lowe ED, Millard CJ. Farndale RW, Campbell ID. Vakonakis I. (2009) Identification and structural analysis of type I collagen sites in complex with fibronectin fragments. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106, 4195-200
9. Lebbink RJ, Raynal N, de Ruiter T, Bihan DG, Farndale RW, Meyaard L. (2009) Identification of multiple potent binding sites for human leukocyte associated Ig-like receptor LAIR on collagens II and III. Matrix Biol 28, 202-10
10. Castillo-Briceno P, Bihan D, Nilges M, Hamaia S, Meseguer J, Garcia-Ayala A, Farndale RW, Mulero V. (2011) A role for specific collagen motifs during wound healing and inflammatory response of fibroblasts in the teleost fish gilthead seabream. Mol Immunol 48, 826-34
11. Leo JC, Elovaara H, Bihan D, Pugh N, Kilpinen SK, Raynal N, Skurnik M, Farndale RW, Goldman A. (2010) First analysis of a bacterial collagen-binding protein with collagen Toolkits: promiscuous binding of YadA to collagens may explain how YadA
12. Brondijk TH, de Ruiter T, Ballering J, Wienk H, Lebbink RJ, van Ingen H, Boelens R, Farndale RW, Meyaard L, Huizinga EG. (2010) Crystal structure and collagen-binding site of immune inhibitory receptor LAIR-1: unexpected implications for collagen binding by platelet receptor GPVI. Blood 115, 1364-73
13. van Wieringen T, Kalamajski S, Liden A, Bihan D, Guss B, Heinegard D, Farndale RW, Rubin K. (2010) The streptococcal collagen-binding protein CNE specifically interferes with alphaVbeta3-mediated cellular interactions with triple helical collagen. J Biol Chem 285, 35803-13
14. Xu H, Raynal N, Stathopoulos S, Myllyharju J, Farndale RW, Leitinger B. (2010) Collagen binding specificity of the discoidin domain receptors: binding sites on collagens II and III and molecular determinants for collagen IV recognition by DDR1. Matrix Biol 30, 16-26
15. Vadon-Le Goff S, Kronenberg D, Bourhis JM, Bijakowski C, Raynal N, Ruggiero F, Farndale RW, Stoecker W, Hulmes DJ, Moali C. (2011) Procollagen C-proteinase enhancer stimulates procollagen processing by binding to the C-propeptide region only. J Biol Chem 286, 38932-8
16. Barrow AD, Raynal N, Andersen TL, Slatter DA, Bihan D, Pugh N, Cella M, Kim T, Rho J, Negishi-Koga T, Delaisse JM, Takayanagi H, Lorenzo J, Colonna M, Farndale RW, Choi Y, Trowsdale J. (2011) OSCAR is a collagen receptor that costimulates osteoclastogenesis in DAP12-deficient humans and mice. J Clin Invest 121, 3505-16
17. Brondijk THC, Bihan D, Farndale RW, Huizinga EG (2012) Implications for collagen I chain registry from the structure of the collagen von Willebrand factor A3 domain complex. Proc Natnl Acad Sci 109: 5235-8
18. Hamaia S, Pugh N, Raynal N, Nemoz B, Stone R, Gullberg D, Bihan D, Farndale RW. (2012) Mapping of potent and specific binding motifs, GLOGEN and GVOGEA, for integrin alpha1beta1 using collagen Toolkits II and III. J Biol Chem 287: 26019-28
19. Manka SW, Carafoli F, Visse R, Bihan D, Raynal N, Farndale RW, Murphy G, Enghild JJ, Hohenester E, Nagase H. (2012) Structural insights into triple-helical collagen cleavage by matrix metalloproteinase 1. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 109: 12461-6
20. Carafoli F, Hamaia SW, Hohenester E, Farndale RW. (2013) An activating mutation reveals a second binding mode of the integrin ?2 I domain to the GFOGER motif in collagens. PlosOne 10.1371/journal.pone.0069833
21. Howes J-M, Bihan D, Slatter DA, Hamaia SW, Packman LC, Knauper V, Visse R, Farndale RW. (2014) The recognition of collagen and triple-helical Toolkit peptides by MMP-13: Sequence specificity for binding and cleavage. J Biol Chem 289: 24091-24101.
22. Zhou L, Hinerman JM, Blaszczyk M, Miller JL, Conrady DG, Barrow AD, Chirgadze DY, Bihan D, Farndale RW, Herr AB (2016) Structural basis for collagen recognition by the immune receptor OSCAR. Blood. 127:529-537
23. Kalamajski S, Bihan D, Bonna A, Rubin K, Farndale RW (2016). Fibromodulin interacts with collagen cross-linking sites and activates lysyl oxidase. J Biol Chem 291: 7951-7960.
24. Hamaia SW, Luff D, Hunter EJ, Malcor J-D, Bihan D, Gullberg D, Farndale RW. (2017) Unique charge-dependent constraint on collagen recognition by integrin 10 1. Matrix Biol. 59: 80-94
25. Paracuellos P, Kalamajski S, Bonna A, Bihan D, Farndale RW, Hohenester E. (2017) Structural and functional analysis of two small leucine-rich repeat proteoglycans, fibromodulin and chondroadherin. Matrix Biol. 63, 106-116
26. Rosini S, Pugh N, Bonna AM, Hulmes DJS, Farndale RW, Adams JC. (2018) Thrombospondin-1 promotes matrix homeostasis by interacting with collagen and lysyl oxidase precursors and collagen cross-linking sites. Sci Signal, 2018. 11grin binding. J. Struct Biol In Press DOI: 10.1016/j.jsb.2018.05.003
27. Manka SW, Bihan D, and Farndale RW. (2019) Structural studies of the MMP-3 interaction with triple-helical collagen introduce new roles for the enzyme in tissue remodelling. Sci Rep 9: 18785
28. Leatherdale A, Parker D'A, Tasneem S, Wang Y, Bihan D, Bonna A, Hamaia, SW, Gross P, Ni H, Doble B, Lillicrap D, Farndale RW, Hayward C. (2020) Multimerin 1 supports platelet function in vivo and binds to specific GPAGPOGPX motifs in fibrillar collagens that enhance platelet adhesion. J Thromb Haemost 19: 547-561.
29. Cai H, Sasikumar P, Gemma Little G, Bihan D, Hamaia SW, Zhou A, Gibbins JM, Farndale RW. (2021) Identification of HSP47 binding site on native collagen and its implications on the development of HSP47 inhibitors. Biomolecules 11: 1doi 0.3390/biom11070983
30. Feitsma LJ, Brondijk THC, Jarvis GE, Hagemans D, Bihan D, Jerah N, Versteeg M, Farndale RW, Huizinga EG. (2022) Structural insights into collagen-binding by platelet receptor Glycoprotein VI. Blood 139: 3087-3098
31. Jensen MM, Bonna A, Frederiksen SJ, Hamaia SW, Hojrup P, Farndale RW, Karring H. (2022) Tyrosine-sulfated dermatopontin shares multiple binding sites and recognition determinants on triple-helical collagens with proteins implicated in cell adhesion and collagen folding, fibrillogenesis, cross-linking, and degradation. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1870: 140771