RE: Collagen Stains??
|From:||"Monson, Frederick C." |
Is this the same 'nucleus pulposus' that I was taught to treat as a remnant
of the notochord? If so, then perhaps there is another literature source to
plumb, at least for the parts that have not been totally converted.
> From: Boneslides@aol.com
> Sent: Thursday, April 18, 2002 4:30 PM
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> Subject: Collagen Stains??
> Can anyone recommend a stain that will differentiate different types of
> fibro-cartilage? I am trying to differentiate the nucleus pulposis from
> annulus fibrosis in spine sections. My understanding (which is VERY
> limited!!!) is that one is made of Type I collagen and the other is Type
> Any help will be greatly appreciated!
> Diane Mahovlic
> Orthopedic Pathology and Biomaterials Laboratory
> The Cleveland Clinic Doundation
> Cleveland, Ohio
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