Variation in chondroadherin abundance and fragmentation in the human scoliotic disc.


STUDY DESIGN Variation in abundance and structure of chondroadherin (CHAD) were studied in the extracellular matrix (ECM) of scoliotic and normal human discs. OBJECTIVE To determine whether CHAD abundance and fragmentation vary between different sides of the scoliotic disc and between scoliotic and normal discs. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Scoliosis… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181a8d001


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