An update review of cellular mechanisms conferring the indirect and direct effects of estrogen on articular cartilage.

@article{Tank2008AnUR,
  title={An update review of cellular mechanisms conferring the indirect and direct effects of estrogen on articular cartilage.},
  author={L{\'a}szl{\'o} B. Tank{\'o} and B-C S\ondergaard and Svetlana Oestergaard and Morten Asser Karsdal and Claus Christiansen},
  journal={Climacteric : the journal of the International Menopause Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={4-16}
}
OBJECTIVE To review cellular mechanisms that have been proposed to mediate the indirect and direct effects of estrogen on articular cartilage, and to outline the remaining clinical questions that need to be clarified before utilizing the beneficial effects of estrogen for the prevention of osteoarthritis in early postmenopausal women. DESIGN Summary of original research papers and reviews listed in Pubmed (1980-2007). RESULTS Estrogen receptors have been identified in articular chondrocytes… CONTINUE READING

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