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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2012, Article ID 467892, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1100/2012/467892
Research Article

Immunohistological Localization of BMP-2, BMP-7, and Their Receptors in Knee Joints with Focal Cartilage Lesions

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Medical Center Freiburg, Hugstetter Street 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
2Institute of Pathology, University of Medical Center Freiburg, Breisacher Street 115a, 79106 Freiburg, Germany
3Department of Radiology, University of Medical Center Freiburg, Hugstetter Street 55, 79106 Freiburg, Germany

Received 18 September 2011; Accepted 31 October 2011

Academic Editors: R. Sanmart铆 and G. Vozzi

Copyright 漏 2012 Hagen Schmal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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