Chondrocytes isolated from rabbit articular cartilage undergo a progressive 'derepression' in culture and synthesize Type I, Type III and an unidentified collagen designated Peak 'X'. In contrast, cartilage slices synthesize predominantly Type II collagen with increasing amounts of Peak 'X' during prolonged culture.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Biochemical and biophysical research communications|
|State||Published - Feb 23 1976|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Biology
- Cell Biology