Adenosine Helps Regrow Cartilage in Osteoarthritis

Injections of a natural ‘energy’ molecule prompted regrowth of almost half of the cartilage lost with aging in knees, a new study in rodents shows.

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Carmen Corciulo, Cristina M. Castro, Thomas Coughlin, Samson Jacob, Zhu Li, David Fenyö, Daniel B. Rifkin, Oran D. Kennedy, Bruce Neil Cronstein. Intraarticular injection of liposomal adenosine reduces cartilage damage in established murine and rat models of osteoarthritis. Scientific Reports, 2020; 10 (1) DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-68302-w