Balance Between Swelling Pressure and Collagen Tension in Normal and Degenerate Cartilage

Nature. 1976 Apr 29;260(5554):808-9. doi: 10.1038/260808a0.

MeSH terms

  • Cartilage, Articular / metabolism
  • Cartilage, Articular / pathology
  • Cartilage, Articular / physiology*
  • Cartilage, Articular / ultrastructure
  • Collagen / physiology*
  • Glycosaminoglycans / metabolism
  • Osmotic Pressure
  • Stress, Mechanical
  • Water / metabolism

Substances

  • Glycosaminoglycans
  • Water
  • Collagen