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Dr. Westendorf's Skeletal Development and Regeneration Research Laboratory is studying protein phosphatase Phlpp1 in cartilage development and osteoarthritis progression.
Mayo Clinic collaborator: Elizabeth W. Bradley, Ph.D.
Funding source: NIH/NIAMS R01 AR068103
Articular cartilage on the medial side of a mouse knee joint. The femur (top), tibia (bottom) and meniscus (left) are shown. Bone is blue-green, cartilage is pink and cells and bone marrow are pink-purple. Credit: Soyun Michelle Hwang.
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