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Cartilage is a stiff yet flexible connective tissue found in many areas in the bodies of humans and other animals, including the joints between bones, the rib cage, the ear, the nose, the elbow, the knee, the ankle, the bronchial tubes and the intervertebral discs.
Progenitor cells for human bone and cartilage have been identified

Progenitor cells for human bone and cartilage have been identified

Outcome of ACL reconstruction related to the way you move post-surgery

Outcome of ACL reconstruction related to the way you move post-surgery

Key signaling molecule that helps stem cells make healthy bone declines as we age

Key signaling molecule that helps stem cells make healthy bone declines as we age

A joint effort to provide new insights into how gene activity drives cartilage development

A joint effort to provide new insights into how gene activity drives cartilage development

Total ankle arthroplasty boosts patients' range of motion and improves quality of life

Total ankle arthroplasty boosts patients' range of motion and improves quality of life

Neutrophil nanosponges provide hope for rheumatoid arthritis

Neutrophil nanosponges provide hope for rheumatoid arthritis

Individuals with synovitis may have greater risk for cartilage damage, shows study

Individuals with synovitis may have greater risk for cartilage damage, shows study

CartiHeal and LSU Health successfully enroll first two patients in Agili-C IDE pivotal study

CartiHeal and LSU Health successfully enroll first two patients in Agili-C IDE pivotal study

Platelet-rich plasma does not enhance cartilage formation capabilities of stem cells

Platelet-rich plasma does not enhance cartilage formation capabilities of stem cells

Dietary carbohydrates linked to increased risk of osteoarthritis

Dietary carbohydrates linked to increased risk of osteoarthritis

Scientists discover gene that predicts arthritis severity

Scientists discover gene that predicts arthritis severity

UC San Diego researchers awarded two grants for investigating stem cell-based therapies

UC San Diego researchers awarded two grants for investigating stem cell-based therapies

Fluorescent fish could help find origins of neuroblastoma

Fluorescent fish could help find origins of neuroblastoma

Graphene could provide better treatment options for osteoarthritis

Graphene could provide better treatment options for osteoarthritis

Osteochondral allograft transplant may benefit older patients with knee pain

Osteochondral allograft transplant may benefit older patients with knee pain

Mice study opens new avenues to develop therapies for growth disorders

Mice study opens new avenues to develop therapies for growth disorders

Study explains methods for matrix decellularization to promote bone regeneration

Study explains methods for matrix decellularization to promote bone regeneration

Researchers develop new guide for using mechanical stimulation to enhance tissue-engineered cartilage

Researchers develop new guide for using mechanical stimulation to enhance tissue-engineered cartilage

Scientists explore interactions between chromosomes 12 and 17

Scientists explore interactions between chromosomes 12 and 17

Osteochondral knee defect treated using cell technology

Osteochondral knee defect treated using cell technology