endochondral


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endochondral

(ˌɛndəʊˈkɒndrəl)
adj
(Anatomy) occurring, or present, in cartilage
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The PC is a characteristic structure of the endochondral ossification processes, it is composed of highly organized cartilaginous tissue, it is located between the epiphysis and the diaphysis of the long bones and whose main function is the modulation of the longitudinal growth of the bone (van der Eerden et al.
Insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor (IGF1R) signaling regulates osterix expression and cartilage matrix mineralization during endochondral ossification.
7,8) Although the function of COMP remains unclear, it has been suggested that this may have a role in endochondral ossification, interacting with collagen fibrils via each C-terminal globule, for extracellular matrix stabilization.
Coordinated expression of matrix Gla protein is required during endochondral ossification for chondrocyte survival.
Endochondral bone grafts (tibia or iliac crest) show more reabsorption than bones of an intramembrane origin, in which even the final volume tends to increase.
They concluded that, firstly, an increase would occur in the prechondroblastic layer, followed by increase in the hypertrophic layer, increasing the endochondral condylar growth.
Then Retting and Buer reported that SMAD5 is required for endochondral bone formation (Retting et al.
8) Calcium is then deposited in the callus, and this soft callus then becomes bone through the process of endochondral ossification.
Engineering cartilage or endochondral bone: A comparison of different naturally derived hydrogels.
Microscopically, a proliferative lesion characterized mostly by endochondral ossification along with peripheral foci (external) of the proliferated cartilaginous tissue was observed (Figure 1C).
2005); previous study has shown that choline kinase was required for normal endochondral bone formation (Li et al.
Stimulation of chondrocyte hypertrophy by chemokine stromal cell-derived factor 1 in the chondro-osseous junction during endochondral bone formation.