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The biomechanical basis of osteochondrosis in horses

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Title The biomechanical basis of osteochondrosis in horses
Period 08 / 2005 - 01 / 2010
Status Completed
Dissertation Yes
URL http://edepot.wur.nl/155009
Research number OND1312631

Abstract (NL)

Osteochondrosis is the most important developmental disease with an incidence of about 30% in the Dutch Warmblood horses. The project aims to elucidate the biomechanical factors that are important in osteochondrosis, e.g. the effect of mechanical loading on mechanical properties, gene expressions, production of extracellular matrix and overall differentiation of in chondrocytes of different genetic origin.

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Supervisor Prof.dr.ir. J.L. van Leeuwen
Project leader Ir. M.C. van Turnhout
Doctoral/PhD student Ir. M.C. van Turnhout

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Classification

A22000 Animal husbandry
D21300 Biochemistry
D22100 Microbiology

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