*  What is Cartilage? (with pictures)
Cartilage is a type of connective tissue that provides structure and support to the other tissues. If cartilage is damaged, ... This type contains mostly type II collagen fibers.. Elastic cartilage is more flexible than the other types because of the ... It contains more collagen than hyaline, including more type I collagen, which is tougher than type II. Fibrocartilage makes up ... Can you do a cartilage transplant? Or can the collagen that is found in the different types of cartilage be found naturally ...
  http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-cartilage.htm
*  Case of the Week #46
The elastic fibers also contain type II collagen, normally only found in articular cartilage and ocular structures. ... The altered elastic fibers have a green-yellow autofluorescence with ultraviolet light (Diagn Cytopathol 2002;26:310). ... We also maintain two other email lists: to receive a biweekly update of new jobs added to our Jobs page, and to receive a ... Microscopically, there are bland spindle cells, collagen bundles and acidophilic, refractile cylinders with a dense central ...
  http://pathologyoutlines.com/caseofweek/case200646.htm
*  Chondroblast - Wikipedia
Collagen Type II fibers are responsible for giving the future cartilage matrix its tensile strength. The structure of these ... Within finished cartilage, collagen fibers compose 10-20% of the volume, water 65-80%, and the proteoglycan-hyaluronic acid ... Once they embed themselves into the cartilage matrix, they grow the cartilage matrix by growing more cartilage extracellular ... fibers, like the majority of collagen fibers, forms a triple helix structure. Proteoglycans resist the compression generally ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chondroblast
*  FuturePundit: Nanomaterial Promotes Cartilage Growth
"Our material of nanoscopic fibers stimulates stem cells present in bone marrow to produce cartilage containing type II collagen ... but it tends to produce a cartilage having predominantly type I collagen which is more like scar tissue." ... nanofiber gel with growth factor injected into the injured joint stimulates stem cells to produce the desired type II collagen. ... "Unlike bone, cartilage does not grow back, and therefore clinical strategies to regenerate this tissue are of great interest," ...
  http://www.futurepundit.com/archives/006929.html
*  RAW Fiber by Garden of Life - Beyond Organic Fiber!!
... vegan daily fiber with ingredients to support digestive health. Organic superfoods. Live probiotics - Winning Edge ... Garden of Life RAW Fiber is an organic, RAW, ... Contains chicken collagen type II along with proteolytic ... FYI Ultra - FYI ULTRA is the ULTIMATE joint and cartilage formula, providing clinically studied amounts of glucosamine, along ... RAW Fiber is an excellent source of both soluble and insoluble fiber, delivering 9g per serving (36% DV); two servings of ...
  http://win-edge.com/garden-of-life-raw-organic-fiber.html
*  Lecture 3. Connective Tissue
... alternating layers hyaline-like cartilage matrix and dense collagen fibers oriented in direction of functional stress; type II ... binds laminin to type IV collagen. tenascin bound by integrins; controls nerve outgrowth in embryo. Cartilage & Bone Cartilage: ... Resembles hyaline cartilage by way of containing type II collagen and perichondrium.. Bone: ECM mineralized (hydroxyapatite); ... hyaline cartilage: small aggregates of chondrocytes embedded in amorphous matrix typically containing type II collagen (except ...
  http://www.pitt.edu/~sshostak/biosci1450/hislec03.html
*  Brevet US20090162386 - Chondrocyte therapeutic delivery system - Google Brevets
In articular cartilage, chondrocytes are encapsulated in a woven, mesh-like matrix of type II collagen and proteoglycans. ... of an outer layer of collagen and fibroblasts that support and inner layer of chondrocytes that make type II collagen fibers. ... The term "chondrocyte" as used herein refers to the art recognized use of the term for a cell type involved in cartilage ... For example, articular cartilage can be aseptically obtained from calf knee joints. Cartilage can be shaved from the end of the ...
  http://www.google.fr/patents/US20090162386
*  Patent US5138030 - Process for extracting type I collagen form an avian source, and ... - Google Patents
The purified mass is dried to provide the desired Type I collagen product which may be ground into a powder or formed into a ... The enzyme-treated comminuted material which is rich in collagen is dispersed in an organic acid to cause the fibrillar mass to ... source such as poultry feet that incorporates a fibrillar mass of connective tissue as well as bony tissue to yield a collagen ... collagen matrix or sponge, depending on the end use therefor. ... A process for extracting type I collagen from an avian ...
  http://www.google.co.uk/patents/US5138030
*  Cartilage
Fibers. The fibrillar component of hyaline cartilage consists of a few strands of Type II collagen. Type II fibers (10 to 20 nm ... The matrix fills the spaces in the meshwork of Type II fibers. ... Cartilage and the Veterinary. Cartilage Pathology. Annals of ... Nice presentation of Articular Cartilage. Cartilage Matrix. Cartilage matrix is a homogeneous material principally composed of ... Appositional growth takes place "at the edge" of the cartilage mass (i.e., between the cartilage proper and the surrounding ...
  http://flipper.diff.org/app/items/info/877
*  Collagen, type II, alpha 1 - Wikipedia
These changes in the collagen fibers of the joints are thought to play a role in the wearing down of joint cartilage, resulting ... II) chain of type II collagen. This gene encodes the alpha-1 chain of type II collagen, a fibrillar collagen found in cartilage ... mutation in achondrogenesis type II results in the replacement of type II collagen by type I and III collagens in cartilage". ... II) chain that cannot be incorporated into type II collagen fibers. As a result, cells make a reduced amount of type II ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collagen,_type_II,_alpha_1
*  Patente US5171273 - Synthetic collagen orthopaedic structures such as grafts, tendons and other ... - Google Patentes
... implants and like body replacement parts which are constituted of synthetic collagen fibers, an embodiment of which is a tendon ... EXAMPLE II. Materials and Methods. Reconstituted Collagen Fibres. Insoluble collagen Type I from fresh, uncured corium was ... from articular cartilage influences the later stages of collagen fiber formation and leads to a fiber with increased tensile ... Collagen fibers were prepared from a 1% (w/v) dispersion of type I collagen in dilute HCL, pH 2.0. This collagen dispersion ...
  http://www.google.es/patents/US5171273
*  Integrin α2β1 Is a Receptor for the Cartilage Matrix Protein Chondroadherin | JCB
... of the collagens (11) and aggrecan ∼95% of the proteoglycans (16). Collagen type II fibers provide tensile strength to the ... Since integrin α2β1 is also a receptor for collagen type II (24) we asked whether adhesion to collagen type II and to CHAD were ... Although α2β1 is a receptor for both collagen type II and chondroadherin, only adhesion of cells to collagen type II was found ... Collagen type II was isolated from nasal cartilage by pepsin digestion (34). The dishes were rinsed four times with PBS before ...
  http://jcb.rupress.org/content/138/5/1159
*  Elastic cartilage - Wikipedia
It contains elastic fiber networks and collagen type II fibers. The principal protein is elastin. Elastic cartilage is ... Elastic cartilage or yellow cartilage is a type of cartilage present in the outer ear, Eustachian tube and epiglottis. ... These fibers form bundles that appear dark under a microscope. These fibers give elastic cartilage great flexibility so that it ... It is found in the epiglottis (part of the larynx), the pinnae (the external ear flaps of many mammals). Elastin fibers stain ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elastic_cartilage
*  Nodular osteochondrogenic activity in soft tissue surrounding osteoma in neurogenic para osteo-arthropathy: morphological and...
e: Type II collagen immunolabelling of this specimen conter stain by h&e: The matrix of the columnar cartilage was ... Remnants of eosinophilic degenerated muscle fibers were interspersed among the cartilage. Inset: The type II colllagen ... Immunological study of serial sections: a: Type II Collagen immunolabellingcountre stained with h&e: Slide 69: Type II collagen ... type I collagen and osteocalcin (OCN) for the bone [11-13], and type II collagen, sulfated and acid glycosaminoglycans, type X ...
  https://bmcmusculoskeletdisord.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/1471-2474-5-46
*  Collagen: What is it and what are its uses?
Collagen is a protein that plays an important protective role in the body. It is very strong and it has both clinical and ... Type II: cartilage (main collagenous component of cartilage) Type III: reticulate (main component of reticular fibers), ... With age, collagen weakens, leading to wrinkles and cartilage problems. In the dermis, or the middle layer of skin, collagen ... What is collagen?. Collagen has a sturdy structure. Gram-for-gram, some types are stronger than steel. ...
  https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/262881.php?sr
*  The Collagen Connection | Nutrition Review
MD Collagen is the protein that forms connective fibers in ... Type II: Round fibers found in cartilage.. Type III: Forms ... There are at least fourteen different types of collagen, but the most common ones are:. Type I: Makes up the fibers found in ... Collagen is the protein that forms connective fibers in tissues such as skin, ligaments, cartilage, bones and teeth. Collagen ... Collagen fibers keep bones and blood vessels strong, and help to anchor our teeth to our gums. Collagen is also required for ...
  https://nutritionreview.org/2013/04/collagen-connection/
*  Ultimate H.A. Formula
Type II collagen is the major component of the specialized hyaline cartilage that is found in our joints. Ultimate H.A.® ... in our synovial joints is composed of specialized cells called chondrocytes bound together by a matrix of collagen fibers ( ... a patented ingredient that not only provides 600 mg of hydrolyzed type II collagen proteins, but also other healthy cartilage ... Research on type II collagen-first done using animals and subsequently in humans-describes the safety and effectiveness of this ...
  https://www.purityproducts.com/hyaluronic-acid-ha-formulas-for-joints-and-skin-support/ultimate-ha-formula-hyaluronic-acid?intcmp=drop-bestseller
*  The ECM-Cell Interaction of Cartilage Extracellular Matrix on Chondrocytes
Fibers contain elastin and collagen that include fibrillar (types I, II, III, V, and XI), FACIT (types IX, XII, and XIV), short ... Cartilage extracellular matrix (ECM) is composed primarily of the network type II collagen (COLII) and an interlocking mesh of ... "Type II collagen-chondroitin sulfate-hyaluronan scaffold cross-linked by genipin for cartilage tissue engineering," Journal of ... S. Ab-Rahim, L. Selvaratnam, and T. Kamarul, "The effect of TGF-β1 and β-estradiol on glycosaminoglycan and type II collagen ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2014/648459/
*  Chapter 9: Tubules\Filaments
Hyaline cartilage *Collagen Type II *Amniotic membrane *Collagen Type III *Elastic Fibers *Elastin ... Label the location and type of matrix component expected in each tissue. Return to Table of Contents Cell Biology Laboratory ... The list of slides above includes the basic intermediate filament type associated with each tissue structure. Examine each of ...
  http://homepages.gac.edu/~cellab/chpts/chpt9/ex9-3.html
*  Tracing notochord-derived cells using a Noto-cre mouse: implications for intervertebral disc development.
... composed of a proteoglycan and water gel held together loosely by an irregular network of type II collagen and elastin fibers. ... The NP contains two distinct cell types: large clusters of notochordal cells and smaller, more disperse cartilage-like cells ( ... identification of these two cell types is restricted to cell morphology analysis and use of a limited number of notochord- ... There have historically been two conflicting hypotheses regarding the origin of the cartilage-like cells of the NP. It was ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Tracing-notochord-derived-cells-using/22028328.html
*  Spine Osteoarthritis | IntechOpen
... and synthesize types I and II collagen [35], elastin [36], proteoglycans [37], and types III, IV, and VI collagens in various ... regulate the assembly of collagen fibers; similarly, the cartilage oligomeric matrix protein (COMP) is involved in regulation ... These nerve fibers correspond to small myelinated (group-III or A-delta fibers) and unmyelinated (group-IV or C fibers) fibers ... Annulus fibers are agreed in concentric lamellae and consist predominantly of type I collagen [33]. In the early stages of life ...
  https://www.intechopen.com/books/osteoarthritis-progress-in-basic-research-and-treatment/spine-osteoarthritis/
*  Extracellular Matrix | China-Mainland | Sigma-Aldrich
fibrillar (I, II, III, V, XI, XXIV and XXVII) - the most common type of collagen, which accounts for 90% of the collagen in the ... Fibrils have a diameter of 10-30 nm in diameter and assembled collagen fibers can have a diameter of 500-3000 nm. ... bone compared to cartilage compared to brain)1. However, instead of simply being a passive, mechanical support for cells, it is ... Twenty-eight types of collagens (I-XXVIII) have been identified so far in vertebrates1. Collagens are triple helical proteins ...
  http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/china-mainland/zh/life-science/stem-cell-biology/3d-stem-cell-culture/learning-center/extracellular-matrix.html
*  Connective Tissue and Collagen Basics
Collagen II: cartilage (main component of cartilage). *Collagen III: reticulate (main component of reticular fibers), commonly ... Some collagens, most notably collagen types I, II, III, and V, assemble into large, ropelike macrofibrils once they are ... Examples of this collagen class include type IX and type XII collagen. ... Types and associated disorders. Collagen occurs in many places throughout the body. Over 90% of the collagen in the body is of ...
  https://edsinfo.wordpress.com/resources/connective-tissue-and-collagen-basics/
*  Collagen - New World Encyclopedia
FACIT collagen, found in cartilage, associated with type II and XI fibrils.. COL9A1 , COL9A2 , COL9A3 ... and multiple collagen fibrils form into collagen fibers. *Collagen is attached to cell membranes via several types of protein, ... II. Found in articular cartilage and hyaline cartilage; makes up 50% of all cartilage protein. COL2A1. -. ... Types of collagen and associated disorders. Collagen occurs in many places throughout the body. There are 27 or 28 types of ...
  http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Collagen
*  2010 Lecture 13 - CellBiology
Cartilage - types II (fiber) and IX collagen microfibrils. * Tendons - type I fibrils bound and linked by type VI microfibrils. ... Collagen Fibers Collagen Non-striated Collagen Interactions. Collagen fibril types can interact with a variety of non-fibrous ... II COL2A1 Fibrils in cartilage Miller and Matukas, 1969 III COL3A1 Forms heterotypic fibrils with type I collagen Cameron et al ... Collagen Proteins. Collagen type Genes Organization in tissues (where known) References I COL1A1 Fibrils in tendon, bone, skin ...
  https://cellbiology.med.unsw.edu.au/cellbiology/index.php/2010_Lecture_13