Bovine corneal endothelial cells synthesize in culture predominantly type III collagen, with lesser amounts of types I and V and apparently little if any type IV. This pattern of synthesis is observed in both dividing and post-confluent cultures and irrespective of whether cells are attached to plastic or collagen-coated surface.
Analysis of the collagen types synthesized by bovine corneal endothelial cells in culture
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E A Sankey, F E Bown, L F Morton, D M Scott, M J Barnes; Analysis of the collagen types synthesized by bovine corneal endothelial cells in culture. Biochem J 15 September 1981; 198 (3): 707–710. doi: https://doi.org/10.1042/bj1980707
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