The deformation behavior and mechanical properties of chondrocytes in articular cartilage.

Journal Article, Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't, Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S., Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S., Review

Chondrocytes in articular cartilage utilize mechanical signals to regulate their metabolic activity. A fundamental step in determining the role of various biophysical factors in this process is to characterize the local mechanical environment of the chondrocyte under physiological loading.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Guilak, F; Jones, WR; Ting-Beall, HP; Lee, GM

Published Date

  • January 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 7 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 59 - 70

PubMed ID

  • 10367015

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1063-4584

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1053/joca.1998.0162


  • eng

Citation Source

  • PubMed