Loss of cartilage structure, stiffness, and frictional properties in mice lacking PRG4.

Journal Article, Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural

To assess the role of the glycoprotein PRG4 in joint lubrication and chondroprotection by measuring friction, stiffness, surface topography, and subsurface histology of the hip joints of Prg4(-/-) and wild-type (WT) mice.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Coles, JM; Zhang, L; Blum, JJ; Warman, ML; Jay, GD; Guilak, F; Zauscher, S

Published Date

  • June 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 62 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1666 - 1674

PubMed ID

  • 20191580

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1529-0131

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/art.27436


  • eng

Citation Source

  • PubMed