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Secret to Regrowing Cartilage Might Be Found in the Nose

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Caption: Animation describes how specialized cells from the nose can, once implanted, regrow cartilage in the knee. This animation relates to a paper that appeared in the Aug. 27, 2014, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by Dr. K. Pelttari at the University of Basel in Basel, Switzerland, and colleagues was titled, 'Adult human neural crest-derived cells for articular cartilage repair.'

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