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Table 3 Summary of RA and advanced OA (OA) Results and Comparison to Current Literature

From: Matrix metalloproteinase protein expression profiles cannot distinguish between normal and early osteoarthritic synovial fluid

MMP Comparison Our Result Current Literature References
1 RA vs OA + + Kim et. al (2011), Yoshihara et.al. (2000), matsuno et. al. (2001)
2 RA vs OA - + Kim et. al (2011), Yoshihara et. al. (2000)
3 RA vs OA ~ + Yoshihara et. al. (2000), Matsuno et.al. (2001)
7 RA vs OA -* ND Matsuno et.al. (2001)
8 RA vs OA - + yoshihara et.al. (2000)
9 RA vs OA - + Kim et. al (2001), Yoshihara et.al. (200), Matsuno et. al. (2001)
12 RA vs OA + + Liu et. al. (2004)
13 RA vs OA - + Kim et. al (2001),
  1. + = expression in RA samples is increased comppared to OA samples; - = expression in RA samples is decreased cpmpared to OA samples; ~ = no difference; * = significant difference; ND= not detectable.