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Sandtiger Scoliosis Project (2004)

The amount and structure of the pigment in the mineral lattice of shark cartilage was significantly different between affected and non-affected animals. The source of the pigment and pathophysiology of the change is still unclear, but this information is a key to determining the process and is the only new information revealed in the last ten years regarding this condition.

MCRI Research Archive