Table 3

Chondrogenic markers

Gene description

Gene symbol

AC mean

AF mean

NP mean

Fold change (NP/AC)

Fold change (NP/AF)

Fold change (NP/AC&AF)


collagen, type I, alpha 1

COL1A1

21.11

2716.16

260.02

12.32

-10.45

-6.77

collagen, type I, alpha 2

COL1A2

1009.68

15436.11

1330.31

1.32

-11.60

-6.51

collagen, type II, alpha 1

COL2A1

13485.23

13260.79

4436.71

-3.04

-2.99

-3.12

SRY-box 9

SOX9

49.26

8.47

60.38

1.23

7.13

1.86

aggrecan

ACAN

2852.28

168.13

2467.99

-1.16

14.68

1.09

versican

VCAN

21.36

1109.99

1864.91

87.30

1.68

2.59


Bovine microarray data for typical chondrogenic markers. Mean fluorescence intensity expression is shown for each cell type (AC, AF and NP) along with the calculated fold change values. AC, articular cartilage; AF, annulus fibrosus; NP, nucleus pulposus.

Minogue et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2010 12:R22   doi:10.1186/ar2929

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