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Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor Induces Matrix Metalloproteinase-13 via ERK MAP Kinase-Altered Phosphorylation and Sumoylation of Elk-1 in Human Adult Articular Chondrocytes [Expression of Concern]

Authors Sampen HJI, Sharrocks AD, Lin X, Yan D, Kim, van Wijnen A, Hipskind R

Received 15 May 2024

Accepted for publication 15 May 2024

Published 17 May 2024 Volume 2024:16 Pages 87—88


Sampen HJI, Sharrocks AD, Lin X, et al. Open Access Rheumatol. 2009;1:151–161.

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