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Caption Transmission electron micrographs of vertebral discs from 1-year old wild type (A) and age-matched Acancmd/+ (B), stained by uranyl acetate. The chondrocytes of the heterozygote show degeneration and are packed together. The extracellular matrix shows concentric dense bundle patterns whereas that of the wild type shows fine diffuse patterns. Magnification: X4500
Copyright This image is from Watanabe H, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1997 Jun 24;94(13):6943-7. Copyright 1997 National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A. J:41498
Symbol Name
Acancmd aggrecan; cartilage matrix deficiency
Allelic Composition Genetic Background
Acancmd/Acan+ involves: STOCK T tlow Itpr3tf

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