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Thomas Aigner

Cartilage Research

Department of Pathology

University of Erlangen-Nürnberg

Krankenhausstr. 8-10D-91054 Erlangen



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  • Cartilage Research, Department of Pathology, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Krankenhausstr. 8-10D-91054 Erlangen, Germany. 2002 - 2005
  • Institute of Pathology, the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany. 2000 - 2004


  1. Gene expression profiling of serum- and interleukin-1 beta-stimulated primary human adult articular chondrocytes--a molecular analysis based on chondrocytes isolated from one donor. Aigner, T., McKenna, L., Zien, A., Fan, Z., Gebhard, P.M., Zimmer, R. Cytokine (2005) [Pubmed]
  2. Apoptosis in osteoarthritis. Aigner, T., Kim, H.A., Roach, H.I. Rheum. Dis. Clin. North Am. (2004) [Pubmed]
  3. Functional genomics of osteoarthritis: on the way to evaluate disease hypotheses. Aigner, T., Bartnik, E., Sohler, F., Zimmer, R. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. (2004) [Pubmed]
  4. Gene expression in chondrocytes assessed with use of microarrays. Aigner, T., Zien, A., Hanisch, D., Zimmer, R. J. Bone. Joint. Surg. Am (2003) [Pubmed]
  5. SOX9 expression does not correlate with type II collagen expression in adult articular chondrocytes. Aigner, T., Gebhard, P.M., Schmid, E., Bau, B., Harley, V., Pöschl, E. Matrix Biol. (2003) [Pubmed]
  6. Genomics of osteoarthritis. Aigner, T., Dudhia, J. Curr. Opin. Rheumatol (2003) [Pubmed]
  7. Collagens--major component of the physiological cartilage matrix, major target of cartilage degeneration, major tool in cartilage repair. Aigner, T., Stöve, J. Adv. Drug Deliv. Rev. (2003) [Pubmed]
  8. The C5 domain of Col6A3 is cleaved off from the Col6 fibrils immediately after secretion. Aigner, T., Hambach, L., Söder, S., Schlötzer-Schrehardt, U., Pöschl, E. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (2002) [Pubmed]
  9. Molecular pathology and pathobiology of osteoarthritic cartilage. Aigner, T., McKenna, L. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. (2002) [Pubmed]
  10. Roles of chondrocytes in the pathogenesis of osteoarthritis. Aigner, T., Kurz, B., Fukui, N., Sandell, L. Curr. Opin. Rheumatol (2002) [Pubmed]
  11. Apoptosis and cellular vitality: issues in osteoarthritic cartilage degeneration. Aigner, T., Kim, H.A. Arthritis Rheum. (2002) [Pubmed]
  12. Functional genomics of osteoarthritis. Aigner, T., Bartnik, E., Zien, A., Zimmer, R. Pharmacogenomics (2002) [Pubmed]
  13. Towards a new understanding and classification of chondrogenic neoplasias of the skeleton--biochemistry and cell biology of chondrosarcoma and its variants. Aigner, T. Virchows Arch. (2002) [Pubmed]
  14. Anabolic and catabolic gene expression pattern analysis in normal versus osteoarthritic cartilage using complementary DNA-array technology. Aigner, T., Zien, A., Gehrsitz, A., Gebhard, P.M., McKenna, L. Arthritis Rheum. (2001) [Pubmed]
  15. Cell differentiation and matrix gene expression in mesenchymal chondrosarcomas. Aigner, T., Loos, S., Müller, S., Sandell, L.J., Unni, K.K., Kirchner, T. Am. J. Pathol. (2000) [Pubmed]
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