Assessment of sGAG Content in Normal and Degraded Rat Articular Cartilage via EPIC-μCT

@inproceedings{Xie2002AssessmentOS,
  title={Assessment of sGAG Content in Normal and Degraded Rat Articular Cartilage via EPIC-μCT},
  author={Liqin Xie and Marc Levenston and Angela H. Lin and Robert Erling Guldberg},
  year={2002}
}
Introduction: Proteoglycan (PG) loss is one of the earliest symptoms of osteoarthritis and usually occurs before gross morphological changes. Previously, measuring the Equilibrium Partitioning of an Ionic Contrast agent via microcomputed tomography (EPIC-μCT) was able to detect PG content and distribution in cultured bovine cartilage explants, providing… CONTINUE READING