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Structure of articular cartilage

Known as: Cartilage, Articular, Articular Cartilages, Cartilages, Articular 
A protective layer of firm, flexible cartilage over the articulating ends of bones. It provides a smooth surface for joint movement, protecting the… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Articular cartilage is a load-bearing tissue playing a crucial mechanical role in diarthrodial joints, facilitating joint… Expand
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2018
Review
2018
Articular cartilage is commonly described as a tissue that is made of up to 80% water, is devoid of blood vessels, nerves, and… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
SOX9 is a pivotal transcription factor in developing and adult cartilage. Its gene is expressed from the multipotent skeletal… Expand
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2017
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2017
Significant progress has been made in the field of cartilage and bone tissue engineering over the last two decades. As a result… Expand
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2017
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2017
Despite tremendous advances in the field of regenerative medicine, it still remains challenging to repair the osteochondral… Expand
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2017
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2017
BACKGROUND The surfaces of the bones in the knee are covered with articular cartilage, a rubber-like substance that is very… Expand
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Review
2017
Review
2017
Osteoarthritis is a degenerative disease of joints with destruction of articular cartilage associated with subchondral bone… Expand
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2016
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2016
  • Mary Nugent
  • Osteoarthritis and cartilage
  • 2016
  • Corpus ID: 26121670
INTRODUCTION Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common disease worldwide leading to significant morbidity. The underlying disease process… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Articular cartilage is the highly specialized connective tissue of diarthrodial joints. Its principal function is to provide a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
BACKGROUND Full-thickness defects of articular cartilage in the knee have a poor capacity for repair. They may progress to… Expand
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