Associations of horse age, joint type, and osteochondral injury with serum and synovial fluid concentrations of type II collagen biomarkers in Thoroughbreds.

TitleAssociations of horse age, joint type, and osteochondral injury with serum and synovial fluid concentrations of type II collagen biomarkers in Thoroughbreds.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsNicholson, AM, Trumble TN, Merritt KA, Brown MP
JournalAmerican journal of veterinary research
Volume71
Issue7
Pagination741-9
Date Published2010 Jul
ISSN0002-9645
KeywordsAging, Animals, Biological Markers, Collagen, Collagenases, Female, Horse Diseases, Horses, Joints, Lameness, Animal, Male, Osteochondritis, Peptide Fragments, Physical Conditioning, Animal, Reference Values, Synovial Fluid, Wounds and Injuries
Abstract

To determine the effects of horse age, osteochondral injury, and joint type on a synthesis biomarker and 3 degradative biomarkers of type II collagen in Thoroughbreds.

DOI10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.51
Alternate JournalAm. J. Vet. Res.