Cartilage is a connective tissue, present in joint between bones, vertebrae, ends of the ribs, bronchial tubes, made up of specialized cells called Chondrocytes. These are the cells which produces much extra cellular matrix consists of collagen fibers, elastin fibers, proteoglycan. Cartilage is lesss harder and rigid than bone, but stiffer than muscle. cartilage does not served by any blood vessels instead the nuturients supplied by diffusion through the connective tissue surrounding the cartilage.
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Biochips & Tissue Chips, Bone Marrow Research, Bone Reports & Recommendations, Osteoarthritis and Cartilage, Cartilage, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A, Bone and Joint Journal, Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, Joint Bone Spine, Calcified tissue research, Cartilage Journals.