Type IX collagen neo-deposition in degenerative discs of surgical patients whether genotyped plus or minus for COL9 risk alleles.

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Type IX collagen neo-deposition in degenerative discs of surgical patients whether genotyped plus or minus for COL9 risk alleles. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Nov 15;36(24):2031-8 Authors: Zhu Y, Wu JJ, Weis MA, Mirza SK, Eyre DR Abstract STUDY DESIGN: Immunohistochemical analysis of type IX collagen in disc tissue from spinal fusion patients. OBJECTIVE: To…