Tastuhiko Kutsuna

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Chondrocytes produce many types of ECM to maintain elasticity and plasticity in articular cartilage of revolute joints. Both transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta) and bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) induce extracellular matrix proteins such as type IIalpha1 collagen and aggrecan during chondrogenic differentiation in vitro. However, differences in(More)
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