The Histochemical Journal

, Volume 26, Issue 5, pp 412–416

Type III collagen in normal human articular cartilage

  • S. F. Wotton
  • V. C. Duance
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DOI: 10.1007/BF00160053

Cite this article as:
Wotton, S.F. & Duance, V.C. Histochem J (1994) 26: 412. doi:10.1007/BF00160053

Summary

Type III collagen in normal human articular cartilage has been detected biochemically and its location in a diffuse area around the chondrocytes demonstrated by immunofluorescence. It can be found pericellularly throughout the depth of the cartilage and is evident in specimens ranging in age from 17 to 81 years.

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© Chapman & Hall 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. F. Wotton
    • 1
  • V. C. Duance
    • 1
  1. 1.Muscle and Collagen Research Group, Department of Clinical Veterinary ScienceUniversity of BristolLangfordUK

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