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TGF-beta1 Antibodies Effectively Halt Osteoarthritis in Mice

Caption: When placed in the bone (green) beneath the cartilage (red) of a rat's knee joint, antibodies against the protein TGF-beta1 can prevent the damage caused by osteoarthritis. Left, without treatment; right, with treatment.

Credit: Gehua Zhen, Courtesy of Nature Medicine

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