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Understanding tissue response to cartilage injury

Abstract:

It is widely accepted that cartilage injury leads to osteoarthritis (OA), although the mechanisms by which this occurs are still poorly understood. Research in this area has been somewhat neglected in recent years, but it was a highly fashionable academic pursuit in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries and many seminal observations were made during this time. These included the findings that acute cartilage injury induces an active chondrocytic response, involving both degradative as well ...

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10.1533/9781845697792.1.137
Publisher:
Elsevier
Host title:
Regenerative Medicine and Biomaterials for the Repair of Connective Tissues
Pages:
137-154
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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9781845694173
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pubs:477035
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uuid:f25072d5-455d-4a87-a1eb-8a5a2ff3dfa7
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pubs:477035
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477035
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2014-07-26

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