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BACKGROUND Articular cartilage undergoes substantial age-related changes in molecular composition, matrix structure, and mechanical properties. These age-related differences between juvenile and adult cartilage manifest themselves as markedly distinct potentials for tissue repair and regeneration. PURPOSE To compare the biological properties and tissue(More)
OBJECTIVE Cartilage injury is one of the most common disorders of synovial joints. Fresh osteochondral allografts are becoming a standard treatment; however, they are supply constrained with a potential risk of disease transmission. There are no known virucidal processes available for osteochondral allografts and most methods presently available are(More)
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