The Role of Autophagy in Osteoarthritis

Chondrocytes are the only cell type in normal cartilage. The pathological changes of osteoarthritis (OA) mostly revolve around the apoptosis and dysfunction of chondrocytes. Autophagy, as an intracellular degradation system that maintains the steady state of energy metabolism in cells, has been show...

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Main Authors: Ran Duan, Hui Xie, Zheng-Zhao Liu
Format: Article
Published: Frontiers Media S.A. 2020-11-01
Series:Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology
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