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Gravity, mechanical loading play critical role during cartilage development, study shows

19:16 EDT 22 Aug 2017 | News-Medical.net

Mechanical loading, or forces that stimulate cellular growth for development, is required for creating cartilage that is then turned to bone; however, little is known about cartilage development in the absence of gravity or mechanical loads.

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