Structure of anulus fibrosus of intervertebral disc

Known as: Anulus fibrosus of intervertebral disk, Anulus Fibrosus, Annulus Fibrosus 
Outer portion of the intervertebral disc that surrounds the NUCLEUS PULPOSUS.
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2006
Review
2006
The intervertebral disc is a highly organized matrix laid down by relatively few cells in a specific manner. The central… (More)
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2005
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2005
The mechanical behavior of the entire anulus fibrosus is determined essentially by the tensile properties of its lamellae, their… (More)
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2004
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2004
STUDY DESIGN By the technique of tissue engineering, composite intervertebral disc implants were fabricated as novel materials… (More)
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2004
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2004
The histological and biochemical changes that occur in the extracellular matrix of the intervertebral disc (IVD) during ageing… (More)
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2002
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2002
STUDY DESIGN This study correlates the mRNA and protein levels of large and small proteoglycans with the morphologic grade of… (More)
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1998
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1998
STUDY DESIGN An in vivo study of the biologic and biomechanical consequences of static compressive loading on the mouse tail… (More)
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1998
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1998
Axial and radial specimens of non-degenerate and degenerate human anulus fibrosus (AF) were tested in confined compression to… (More)
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1997
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1997
BACKGROUND In the healthy back only the outer third of the annulus fibrosus of the intervertebral disc is innervated. Nerve… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Optical microscope techniques are used to characterize the hierarchical structure of the collagenous components of the human… (More)
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1976
Highly Cited
1976
Intervertebral disc is a highly specialized cartilaginous tissue, containing two genetic types of collagen (I and II). Analysis… (More)
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