Table I

Cartilage samples used in this study

For each sample, gender (F, female; M, male), age, and pathology of the patient are given. Also extraction yield of the method, as estimated by the acidified Bradford assay, is annotated.

Sample referenceGenderAge at samplingOriginal tissueDiseaseProtein extraction from 1 g
yr μg
S9F69HipArthritis480
S2M61HipPsoriasic arthritis430
S3F73HipArthritis390
S4M54KneeOsteonecrosis, early osteoarthritis380
S6M29Upper tibiaChondrosarcoma, grade I2,400
S8M53TalusRheumatoid arthritis380