Articular cartilage is a highly specialized avascular connective tissue. This multidisciplinary article reviews the molecular and morphological aspects of GLUT expression and function in chondrocytes and their mesenchymal and embryonic stem cell precursors.It is generally accepted that chondrocytes and the matrix are mutually dependent on each other. The matrix is not solely ... The chondrocyte holds a key position in the maintenance of cartilage matrix and in repair responses during theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Facilitative Glucose Transporters in Articular Chondrocytes|
|Author||:||Ali Mobasheri, Carolyn A. Bondy, Kelle Moley, Alexandrina Ferreira Mendes, Susana Carvalho Rosa, Stephen Richardson, Judith A Hoyland, Richard Barrett-Jolley, Mehdi Shakibaei|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-09-20|