Hyaluronic acid secretion by synoviocytes alters under cyclic compressive load in contracted collagen gels.

Abstract

Knee osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease of diarthrodial joints. Biomechanical factors are considered as risk factors for the disease, the knee joint being normally subject to pressure. Some studies have examined the biomechanical environment of the knee joint in vitro. The aim of this study was to establish a culture model to mimic the knee joint… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10616-013-9669-9

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