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Andrzej Fertala, PhD

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1015 Walnut Street
Bluemle Life Sciences Building, Room 430
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-0113

Most Recent Peer-reviewed Publications

  1. Blocking collagen fibril formation in injured knees reduces flexion contracture in a rabbit model
  2. P15 peptide stimulates chondrogenic commitment and endochondral ossification
  3. Prospects and limitations of improving skeletal growth in a mouse model of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia caused by R992C (p.R1192C) substitution in collagen II
  4. Patterns of production of collagen-rich deposits in peripheral nerves in response to injury: A pilot study in a rabbit model
  5. Gingival fibromatosis with significant De Novo formation of fibrotic tissue and a high rate of recurrence
  6. Auxiliary proteins that facilitate formation of collagen-rich deposits in the posterior knee capsule in a rabbit-based joint contracture model
  7. Mechanisms of aberrant organization of growth plates in conditional transgenic mouse model of spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia associated with the R992C substitution in collagen II
  8. Matrix-specific anchors: A new concept for targeted delivery and retention of therapeutic cells
  9. Piezoelectricity in collagen type II fibrils measured by scanning probe microscopy
  10. Developmental upregulation of an alternative form of pcp2 with reduced GDI activity
  11. Testing the anti-fibrotic potential of the single-chain Fv antibody against the α2 C-terminal telopeptide of collagen I
  12. Skeletal diseases caused by mutations that affect collagen structure and function
  13. Kuskokwim syndrome, a recessive congenital contracture disorder, extends the phenotype of FKBP10 mutations
  14. Engineering and characterization of the chimeric antibody that targets the c-terminal telopeptide of the α2 chain of human collagen I: A next step in the quest to reduce localized fibrosis
  15. Visualizing molecular polar order in tissues via electromechanical coupling
  16. Remodeling of the dermalepidermal junction in bilayered skin constructs after silencing the expression of the p.R2622Q and p.G2623C collagen VII mutants
  17. Electromechanical properties of dried tendon and isoelectrically focused collagen hydrogels
  18. Erratum: Perlecan domain V is neuroprotective and proangiogenic following ischemic stroke in rodents (Journal of Clinical Investigation (2011) 121, 8 (3005-3023) DOI: 10.1172/JCI46358)
  19. Visualizing molecular polar order in tissues via electromechanical coupling
  20. Comparison of electromechanical properties between tendon and iso-electrically focused collagen