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Objective. To investigate the expression and source of chemokines in minor salivary gland biopsies (MSGs) in patients with Sjogren's syndrome (SS). Methods. Immunohistochemical analysis was used to determine the pattern of chemokine expression in MSGs from patients with ( n = 6) and without ( n =...
We investigated the expression of cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) in normal and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) synovial fibroblasts. In situ hybridization (ISH) was conducted on synovial specimens from five RA patients applying specific probes for COMP of fibroblast collagen type I. ISH was...