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Table 1 Subject characterization and results of immunohistochemistry

From: Does BMP2 play a role in the pathogenesis of equine degenerative suspensory ligament desmitis?

Case Tissue BMP2 cell BMP PG Epimerase TGFβ Age, breed, sex
H1 SDFT, SL + N/A ++ +/− 9 year PP male
H2 SDFT, SL ++/+ N/A + 15 year PP mare
H3 2 SLs ++ N/A +/− +/− 18 year QH mare
H4 SDFT, SL ++ N/A ND 1.5 year PP male
H5 SL ++ + −/+ ND 7 year PP mare
H6 SDFT, DDFT ++/+ ++/+ ND 5 year PP male
H7 SDFT ++++/+++ + ++ +/− 17 year WB gelding
H8 2 SLs ++++ +/++ +/− + 4 year Arab gelding
H9 SFDT, DDFT, SL +++/++ + +/− +/− 6 year Amer Saddle male
H10 SL ++/− +/− Unknown
H11 SL + + −/+ ++ 11 year QH mare
H12 SDFT +++ ++ 9 year QH gelding
H13 2 SDFTs DDFT, SL ++/+ +/− ND ++ +/− ND 16 year PP female
H14 SL +++ ++/+ +/− ND 15 year holsteiner gelding
D1 DDFT, SL ++ +/− +/− ++/+ 13 year PP mare
D2 SDFT, DDFT, SL ++ +/− +/− ND 24 year PP male
D3 SDFT, DDFT +/− +/− +/− ND 14 year PP mare
D4 LF ++/+ + +/− ND 17 year PP mare
D5 2 SDFTs DDFT, SL +++ N/A ND +/− fetus PP (of D4)
D6 DDFT, SL +++ ++/+ ++/+ ++/− 18 mo TB female
D7 DDFT, SL SDFT ++/+ + + ND ND 20 year PP male
C1 SDFT, DDFT, SL N/A +/− +/− 33 year PP stallion
C2 DDFT, SL +/− N/A +/− +/− 8 year QH female
C3 DDFT, SL +/− N/A +/− +/− 5 mo Percheron male
C4 SDFT, DDFT, SL ++/+ N/A +/− ND 31 year PP mare
C5 SDFT, DDFT, SL +/− N/A +/− ND 32 year PP mare
  1. H DSLD horse with many active foci or hypercellularity, limited PGs, D DSLD horse with mostly PGs and limited hypercellularity, C control horse, PP Peruvian Paso, QH quarter horse, TB thoroughbred, SDFT superficial deep digital flexor tendon, DDFT deep digital flexor tendon, SL suspensory ligament, RH right hind limb