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James Melrose

Raymond Purves Bone and Joint Research Laboratories

The Institute of Bone and Joint Research

Department of Surgery

The Royal North Shore Hospital



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  • Raymond Purves Bone and Joint Research Laboratories, The Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Department of Surgery, The Royal North Shore Hospital, Australia. 2002 - 2003
  • Institute of Bone and Joint Research, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Dept of Surgery, Australia. 2000 - 2002


  1. Assessment of the cellular heterogeneity of the ovine intervertebral disc: comparison with synovial fibroblasts and articular chondrocytes. Melrose, J., Smith, S., Ghosh, P. Eur. Spine. J (2003) [Pubmed]
  2. Perlecan, the multidomain heparan sulfate proteoglycan of basement membranes, is also a prominent component of the cartilaginous primordia in the developing human fetal spine. Melrose, J., Smith, S., Ghosh, P., Whitelock, J. J. Histochem. Cytochem. (2003) [Pubmed]
  3. Synthesis of a Kunitz-type serine proteinase inhibitory protein that shares homology with bovine pancreatic trypsin inhibitor by ovine intervertebral disc cells in serum-free alginate bead culture. Melrose, J., Smith, S., Ghosh, P. J. Spinal. Disord. Tech (2002) [Pubmed]
  4. Increased nerve and blood vessel ingrowth associated with proteoglycan depletion in an ovine anular lesion model of experimental disc degeneration. Melrose, J., Roberts, S., Smith, S., Menage, J., Ghosh, P. Spine (2002) [Pubmed]
  5. Spatial and temporal localization of transforming growth factor-beta, fibroblast growth factor-2, and osteonectin, and identification of cells expressing alpha-smooth muscle actin in the injured anulus fibrosus: implications for extracellular matrix repair. Melrose, J., Smith, S., Little, C.B., Kitson, J., Hwa, S.Y., Ghosh, P. Spine (2002) [Pubmed]
  6. Perlecan, the multidomain HS-proteoglycan of basement membranes, is a prominent pericellular component of ovine hypertrophic vertebral growth plate and cartilaginous endplate chondrocytes. Melrose, J., Smith, S., Knox, S., Whitelock, J. Histochem. Cell Biol. (2002) [Pubmed]
  7. Differential expression of proteoglycan epitopes and growth characteristics of intervertebral disc cells grown in alginate bead culture. Melrose, J., Smith, S., Ghosh, P., Taylor, T.K. Cells. Tissues. Organs. (Print) (2001) [Pubmed]
  8. A comparative analysis of the differential spatial and temporal distributions of the large (aggrecan, versican) and small (decorin, biglycan, fibromodulin) proteoglycans of the intervertebral disc. Melrose, J., Ghosh, P., Taylor, T.K. J. Anat. (2001) [Pubmed]
  9. Affinity and Western blotting reveal homologies between ovine intervertebral disc serine proteinase inhibitory proteins and bovine pancreatic trypsin inhibitor. Melrose, J., Shen, B., Ghosh, P. Proteomics (2001) [Pubmed]
  10. Differential expression of proteoglycan epitopes by ovine intervertebral disc cells. Melrose, J., Smith, S., Ghosh, P. J. Anat. (2000) [Pubmed]
  11. Immunolocalisation of BPTI-like serine proteinase inhibitory proteins in mast cells, chondrocytes and intervertebral disc fibrochondrocytes of ovine and bovine connective tissues. An immunohistochemical and biochemical study. Melrose, J., Smith, S., Rodgers, K., Little, C., Burkhardt, D., Ghosh, P. Histochem. Cell Biol. (2000) [Pubmed]
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