Decreased physical function and increased pain sensitivity in mice deficient for type IX collagen.
Journal Academic Article, Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
In mice with Col9a1 gene inactivation (Col9a1(-/-)), osteoarthritis (OA) and intervertebral disc degeneration develop prematurely. The aim of this study was to investigate Col9a1(-/-) mice for functional and symptomatic changes that may be associated with these pathologies.
Allen, KD; Griffin, TM; Rodriguiz, RM; Wetsel, WC; Kraus, VB; Huebner, JL; Boyd, LM; Setton, LA
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