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chondrocyte

[′kän·drō‚sīt]
(histology)
A cartilage cell.
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These stem cells can go down different pathways depending on the cues they receive from their environment -- in this case we're giving them the cue to turn into cartilage cells," Erickson said.
Also, because his group uses growth factors, fibrinogen, and more cartilage cells, "I suspect we'll have a better outcome," he asserts.
The team, including Noriyuki Tsumaki, a professor at the university, introduced two genes -- c-MYC and KLF4, needed for creating iPS cells, and another gene, SOX9, necessary for the development of cartilage cells -- into the skin cells of a newborn using a virus.
The companies reported that in preclinical studies, cartilage cells derived from juvenile tissue demonstrated a significantly greater capacity for regenerating cartilage compared to cells derived from adult cartilage.
The optimized collagen peptides that comprise Fortigel stimulate the cartilage cells to increase the production of both collagen and proteoglycans - the two major components of cartilage.
right arrow] These devices send waves to penetrate the bone marrow to produce immature bone cells and cartilage cells.
Nonneoplastic osteoarthritis cartilage cells and chondrosarcoma cells both showed cytoplasmic and nuclear staining.
Further research in cultured human cartilage cells determined that diallyl disulphide, a compound that occurs in garlic, limited the expression of cartilage-damaging enzymes.
The stem cells will be tested against cultured cartilage cells which are currently used to repair small areas of cartilage damage, but not osteoarthritis.
Instead of having to endure complex knee replacement ops, surgeon Ashvin Pimpalnerkar operates on just ten patients a year, first scraping healthy cartilage cells from the knee before sending them to Germany to be regrown in a petri dish with growth enhancers.
Working in collaboration with Kiel University, scientists at the Kiel-based Collagen Research Institute (CRI) then gathered experimental evidence of the effects of Fortigel on cartilage cells.