Karim Boumédiene

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OBJECTIVE To uncover the mechanism by which chondroitin sulfate (CS) enhances hyaluronan (HA) production by human osteoarthritic (OA) fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS). METHODS The production of(More)
OBJECTIVE Extracellular matrix deposition is tightly controlled by a network of regulatory cytokines. Among them, interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) and transforming growth factor beta1 (TGFbeta1) have(More)
OBJECTIVE Autologous chondrocyte implantation requires expansion of cells ex vivo, leading to dedifferentiation of chondrocytes (loss of aggrecan and type II collagen to the profit of type I and type(More)