Hierarchical Structure of Articular Bone‐Cartilage Interface and Its Potential Application for Osteochondral Tissue Engineering

  title={Hierarchical Structure of Articular Bone‐Cartilage Interface and Its Potential Application for Osteochondral Tissue Engineering},
  author={Weiguo Bian and Lian Qin and Dichen Li and Jiachun Wang and Zhongmin Jin},
The artificial biodegradable osteochondral construct is one of mostly promising lifetime substitute in the joint replacement. And the complex hierarchical structure of natural joint is important in developing the osteochondral construct. However, the architecture features of the interface between cartilage and bone, in particular those at the micro‐and nano‐structural level, remain poorly understood. This paper investigates these structural data of the cartilage‐bone interface by micro… Expand
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