Novel calorimetric properties of human cartilage samples in rheumatoid arthritis

K. Tóth, G. Sohár, Z. Aigner, F. Greksa, Piroska Szabó-Révész

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During recent years, knowledge of rheumatoid arthritis has increased, and management of the disease has improved. A limited number of papers have been published before on the subject of thermal analysis of degenerative cartilage but rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has not been studied previously. A new protocol had to be established before the investigation. The purpose of this study was to further characterize the altered metabolism in human RA cartilage that promotes disease progression. Previously, these methods have not been used for this purpose. The use of thermal analysis could be an effective method for controlling the relationship between biomarkers and disease progression.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)813-815
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - márc. 1 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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