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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In this study, in order to increase proliferation of bone and tendon cells, an injectable hydrogel was designed as a drug delivery system for BMP-2/BMP-12.
Chronic BTJ injury often results in poor collagen fiber alignment, tendon cell degeneration, hypervascularity and changes in the cell density and FZT (Nakama et al., 2005; Pecina et al., 2010; Wang et al., 2010).
The authors also noticed an anabolic effect of MSC secretome on human tendon cells in vitro and an improvement in enthesis reconstruction after implantation of the scaffolds seeded with human tendon cells pretreated with human MSC secretome [27].
The tendon cell density and fibrocartilage zone thickness (FZT) were measured using our established protocols.
(2007) Reciprocal actions of platelet-secreted TGF-beta1 on the production of VEGF and HGF by human tendon cells. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 119, 950-959.
The early activities of control can promote tendon suture activities, long-term immobilization will make the proliferation of tendon cells decreased.
Pertinent to pain relief, it helps reduce swelling and stimulates the growth of tendon cells.
On the other hand the tendon cells of control tissues were characterized by their less dense distribution of nuclei in the intact ECM.
Lehner et al., "Effects of crystalline glucocorticoid triamcinolone acetonide on cultured human supraspinatus tendon cells," Acta Orthopaedica, vol.
H&E staining confirmed that tendon cells had elongated morphology in the normal tendon (Figures 3(c) and 3(d)).