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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Post-translational aging of proteins in osteoarthritic cartilage and synovial fluid as measured by isomerized aspartate

Specimen Age, years Gender Collins grade Modified Mankin grade Samples
     Lesion Non-lesioned OA cartilage Cartilage Synovial fluid
1 74 Female 4 8 - L/NL Yes
2 67 Male 3 10 8 L/NL Yes
3 69 Male 2 7 3 L/NLS-NLD Yes
4 56 Female 3 12 3 L/NLS-NLD No
5 76 Male 4 8 5 L/NL Yes
6 77 Male 4 - 3 L/NLS-NLD No
7 59 Male 4 5 2 L/NL Yes
8 79 Female 4 10 0 L/NL Yes
9 75 Male 4 8 5 L/NLS-NLD Yes
10 62 Male 4 12 2 L/NLS-NLD Yes
11 60 Male 4 12 5 L/NLS-NLD Yes
12 69 Female 4 3 0 L/NL Yes
13 66 Female 4 - 2 L/NL No
14 88 Female 4 11 5 L/NL No
  1. L, lesion; NL, non-lesioned osteoarthritis cartilage; NLD, deep non-lesioned osteoarthritis cartilage; NLS, superficial non-lesioned osteoarthritis cartilage; OA, osteoarthritis.