chondrocyte


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chondrocyte

[′kän·drō‚sīt]
(histology)
A cartilage cell.
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Called autologous chondrocyte implantation, the procedure has outperformed microfracture surgery in some studies, but some patients need follow-up surgery and a nine-year study of implantation patients found that 30 percent didn't improve.
Potential involvement of oxidative stress in cartilage senescence and development of osteoarthritis: oxidative stress induces chondrocyte telomere instability and down regulation of chondrocyte function.
Since receptor-binding Fn peptides decrease focal contacts, disturb cytoskeletal elements such as actin and decrease Fn receptor aggregation in fibroblasts, we have proposed that Fn-fs have similar effects in chondrocytes and that these changes in receptor and cytoskeletal elements alter the location of upstream kinases near receptors which leads to altered signal transduction and emergence of inflammatory MAP kinase pathways.
The Duke researchers were surprised at how quickly they were able to prove in concept that they could grow chondrocytes from fat cells.
SKI306X and its ingredients, as tested by LDH release, did not affect chondrocyte cell death.
In one study, grafting of the cultured homologous chondrocyte and the embryonic chondrocyte as epiphyseal rout in chicken filled the defects with hyaline cartilage completely [11].
Included in this analysis are the markets for bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs), hyaluronic acid viscosupplementation injections, bone graft substitutes, and autologous chondrocyte implantations (ACIs).
ChondroCelect, indicated for cartilage repair in the knee, is a cell-based medicinal product for use in autologous chondrocyte implantation in which cells are taken from the patient's own knee, multiplied to reach a large quantity, and then re-implanted at the site of the defect.
12) The common practice of combining intra-articular steroids and local anesthetic causes chondrocyte death.