Stains
Collagen - type II

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D.

Revised: 10 May 2018, last major update October 2013

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PubMed Search: Collagen II[title]
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Collagen - type II. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainscollagenII.html. Accessed August 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
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