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Synthesis of Glycosaminoglycans and Onset of Cartilage Differentiation

  • Brian K. Hall
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Part of the Advances in Anatomy, Embryology and Cell Biology/ Ergebnisse der Anatomie und Entwicklungsgeschichte/ Revues d’anatomie et de morphologie expérimentale book series (ADVSANAT, volume 53/4)

Abstract

The production of glycosaminoglycans, especially chondroitin sulphate, is characteristic of functioning chondroblasts and chondrocytes. The onset of such synthesis, as detected by 35 S autoradiography, has been used as a means of detecting the initial appearance of cells determined for chondrogenesis.

Keywords

Spinal Cord Chondroitin Sulphate Extra Cellular Matrix Primitive Streak Sulphated Glycosaminoglycan 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin-Heidelberg 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian K. Hall
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  1. 1.Department of Biology, Life Sciences CentreDalhpusie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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