Derivation and differentiation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells from osteoarthritis patients


Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is a degenerative joint disease caused by the progressive reduction of the articular cartilage surface that leads to reduced joint function. Cartilage degeneration occurs through gradual loss in extracellular matrix components including type II collagen and proteoglycan. Due to limited inherent self repair capacity of the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s13770-016-0013-2


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