tendon cell


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tendon cell

Any of the fibroblasts of white fibrous connective tissue of tendons arranged in parallel rows.
See also: cell
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The tendon cell density (cellularity) was significantly higher in the CON group than in the PIERT and AI groups (31.
Once the stem cells were surrounded by mature tendon tissue, researchers hoped that local chemical cues would induce the bone marrow stem cells to develop into tendon cells.
Autologous preparations rich in growth factors promote proliferation and induce VEGF and HGF production by human tendon cells in culture.
Researchers think there may be several reasons for a lack of response in healing, including variability in the way platelets are recovered, platelet activation and the mechanisms for the way the PRFM reacts with the tendon cells.
We know we can grow muscle cells as well as tendon cells, so that will be the next area of research.