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chondrocyte

[′kän·drō‚sīt]
(histology)
A cartilage cell.
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Therefore the marked stimulatory effects of Ecd on the trabecular bone structures may be mediated in part by stimulatory action on cartilage cells in the growth plate.
These elements consist of relatively few highly specialised cells the so-called chondrocytes (cartilage cells), which are embedded within a matrix of collagen, proteins and sugar components (proteoglycans and glucosaminoglycans) (Mankin et al 2007).
"Using an approach very similar to that used to create cartilage cells from bone marrow samples, we are able to grow a 3-D matrix of cartilage," said Geoffrey Erickson, who prepared the results of the Duke research for presentation Tuesday during the annual meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society.
After being cultured for 5 days the cartilage cells were washed twice with PBS and incubated with 1 [micro]g/mL Hoechst 33258 for 5 min at room temperature.
Cartilage cell therapy has traditionally been investigated using articular the chondrocytes, bone marrow, and subcutaneous ADSCs.
Not that they haven't tried: Researchers have experimented for years with transplanting cartilage cells. They grow the cells in the laboratory and inject them into the injured joint.
For the last decade, Elisseeff's team has been trying to better understand the development and growth of cartilage cells called chondrocytes, while also trying to build scaffolding that mimics the cartilage cell environment and generates new cartilage tissue.
BETHESDA, Md., February 7, 2017 -- The discovery of the technology that produces induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) has opened the doors to medical advances, including generating cartilage cell tissue to repair knees, retinal cells to improve the vision of those with age-related macular degeneration and other eye diseases, and cardiac cells to restore damaged heart tissues.
For the last decade, Elisseeff s team has been trying to better understand the development and growth of cartilage cells called chondrocytes, while also trying to build scaffolding that mimics the cartilage cell environment and generates new cartilage tissue.
It has previously been shown that mesenchymal stem cells obtained from umbilical cords, dental pulp and adipose tissue, which are all biological discards, are able to differentiate into muscle, fat, bone and cartilage cell lineages.
Stem cells are like blank slates with superpowers: They are "unspecialized" cells with the potential to transform into specialized cells, such as cartilage cells, and they can divide and renew themselves for long periods of time.
Osteoblasts of osteosclerotic subchondral bone synthesize many pro-inflammatory cytokines that affect cartilage cells in the noncalcified cartilage through the micro-cracks in the ZCC.