Role of Chondrocytes in Cartilage Formation, Progression of Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Regeneration

Articular cartilage (AC) covers the diarthrodial joints and is responsible for the mechanical distribution of loads across the joints. The majority of its structure and function is controlled by chondrocytes that regulate Extracellular Matrix (ECM) turnover and maintain tissue homeostasis. Imbalance...

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Main Authors: Hemanth Akkiraju, Anja Nohe
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2015-12-01
Series:Journal of Developmental Biology
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