As nouns the difference between myelin and collagen
is that myelin
is (neuroanatomy) a white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves while collagen
(neuroanatomy) A white, fatty material, composed of lipids and lipoproteins, that surrounds the axons of nerves.
* myelin basic protein
* myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein
* myelin sheath
(biochemistry) Any of more than 28 types of glycoprotein that forms elongated fibers, usually found in the extracellular matrix of connective tissue.