CABMM-affiliated publications 2011

* supported by a CABMM Start-up Grant
** performed partly on the CABMM Research Platform

** Weiler C, Lopez-Ramos M, Mayer HM, Korge A, Siepe CJ, Wuertz K, Weiler V, Boos N, Nerlich AG
Histological analysis of surgical lumbar intervertebral disc tissue provides evidence for an association between disc degeneration and increased body mass index.
BMC Res Notes. 2011 Nov 16;4:497

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** Chan SC, Ferguson SJ, Wuertz K, Gantenbein-Ritter B
Biological response of the intervertebral disc to repetitive short-term cyclic torsion.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Nov 15;36(24):2021-30

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** Brokopp CE, Schoenauer R, Richards P, Bauer S, Lohmann C, Emmert MY, Weber B, Winnik S, Aikawa E, Graves K, Genoni M, Vogt P, Lüscher TF, Renner C, Hoerstrup SP, Matter CM
Fibroblast activation protein is induced by inflammation and degrades type I collagen in thin-cap fibroatheromata.
Eur Heart J. 2011 Nov;32(21):2713-22

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** Wuertz K, Quero L, Sekiguchi M, Klawitter M, Nerlich A, Konno S, Kikuchi S,
Boos N
The red wine polyphenol resveratrol shows promising potential for the treatment of nucleus pulposus-mediated pain in vitro and in vivo.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Oct 1;36(21):E1373-84

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** Klawitter M, Quero L, Bertolo A, Mehr M, Stoyanov J, Nerlich AG, Klasen J, Aebli N, Boos N, Wuertz K
Human MMP28 expression is unresponsive to inflammatory stimuli and does not correlate to the grade of intervertebral disc degeneration.
J Negat Results Biomed. 2011 Jul 29;10:9

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Meyer DC, Gerber C, Von Rechenberg B, Wirth SH, Farshad M
Amplitude and strength of muscle contraction are reduced in experimental tears of the rotator cuff.
Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jul;39(7):1456-61

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** Franscini N, Wuertz K, Patocchi-Tenzer I, Durner R, Boos N, Graf-Hausner U
Development of a novel automated cell isolation, expansion, and characterization platform.
J Lab Autom. 2011 Jun;16(3):204-13

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Schneider OD, Mohn D, Fuhrer R, Klein K, Kämpf K, Nuss KM, Sidler M, Zlinszky K, von Rechenberg B, Stark WJ
Biocompatibility and Bone Formation of Flexible, Cotton Wool-like PLGA/Calcium Phosphate Nanocomposites in Sheep.
Open Orthop J. 2011 Mar 16;5:63-71

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Graf U, Casanova EA, Cinelli P
The Role of the Leukemia Inhibitory Factor (LIF) - Pathway in Derivation and Maintenance of Murine Pluripotent Stem Cells.
Genes (Basel). 2011 Mar 9;2(1):280-97

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Casanova EA, Shakhova O, Patel SS, Asner IN, Pelczar P, Weber FA, Graf U, Sommer L, Bürki K, Cinelli P
Pramel7 mediates LIF/STAT3-dependent self-renewal in embryonic stem cells.
Stem Cells. 2011 Mar;29(3):474-85

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** latridis JC, Godburn K, Wuertz K, Alini M, Roughley PJ
Region-dependent aggrecan degradation patterns in the rat intervertebral disc are affected by mechanical loading in vivo.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Feb 1;36(3):203-9

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** Liebscher T, Haefeli M, Wuertz K, Nerlich AG, Boos N
Age-related variation in cell density of human lumbar intervertebral disc.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2011 Jan 15;36(2):153-9

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** Quero L, Klawitter M, Nerlich AG, Leonardi M, Boos N, Wuertz K
Bupivacaine - the deadly friend of intervertebral disc cells?
Spine J. 2011 Jan;11(1):46-53

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