Browsing by Subject "Lubricin"
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(2015-08-17)The glycoprotein lubricin is the primary boundary lubricant of articular cartilage. In injured joints, supplementation with lubricin prevents further damage. The lubricating and chrondroprotective abilities are believed ...
Boundary Mode Frictional Properties of Articular Cartilage: Functional Implications of Lubricin Localization (2007-12-17)Lubrication of cartilage involves a variety of physical and chemical factors, including lubricin, a synovial glycoprotein shown to be a boundary lubricant. It is unclear how lubricin boundary lubricates a wide range of ...