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BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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Analysis of meniscal degeneration and meniscal gene expression

  • Yubo Sun1Email author,
  • David R Mauerhan1,
  • Patrick R Honeycutt1,
  • Jeffrey S Kneisl1,
  • James H Norton2,
  • Edward N HanleyJr1 and
  • Helen E Gruber1
BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders201011:19

Received: 26 August 2009

Accepted: 28 January 2010

Published: 28 January 2010

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Original Submission
26 Aug 2009 Submitted Original manuscript
13 Oct 2009 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Najmuddin Gunja
8 Dec 2009 Author responded Author comments - Yubo Sun
Resubmission - Version 2
8 Dec 2009 Submitted Manuscript version 2
28 Jan 2010 Editorially accepted
28 Jan 2010 Article published 10.1186/1471-2474-11-19

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center
Department of Biostatistics, Carolinas Medical Center