Connective Tissue Research

(The TQCC of Connective Tissue Research is 17. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
The Role of Cytokines as Inflammatory Mediators in Osteoarthritis: Lessons from Animal Models191
Inflammation and epigenetic regulation in osteoarthritis134
Cloned 3T6 Cell Line from CD-1 Mouse Fetal Molar Dental Papillae129
Considerations Regarding the Structure of the Mammalian Mineralized Osteoid from Viewpoint of the Generalized Packing Model123
Isolation, Purification and Partial Characterization of Novel Fluorophores from aging Human Insoluble Collagen-Rich Tissue109
Stimulation of Collagen Synthesis in Fibroblast Cultures by a Triterpene Extracted fromCentella Asiatica107
Effect of Growth Factors on the Proliferation of Ligament Fibroblasts from Skeletally Mature Rabbits102
Peripheral nerve injury, scarring, and recovery93
Progenitor Cells From Dental Follicle Are Able to Form Cementum Matrix In Vivo92
Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Derived from Bone Marrow Display a Better Chondrogenic Differentiation Compared with Other Sources89
Interactions of Matrix Proteins from Mineralized Tissues with Octacalcium Phosphate88
The Cyanogen Bromide Peptides of Bovine Soluble and Insoluble Collagens: I. Characterization of Peptides from Soluble Type I Collagen by Sodium Dodecylsulphate Polyacrylamide Gel Electrophoresis82
Increased Diameters of Collagen Fibrils Precipitatedin vitroin the Presence of Decorin from Various Connective Tissues73
The Staining Pattern of Collagen Fibrils: Ii. a Comparison With Patterns Computer-Generated From the Amino Acid Sequence70
Dermatan Sulfate Proteoglycans from the Mineralized Matrix of the Avian Eggshell62
Histological and Biochemical Studies on Cartilage From Osteoarthrotic Femoral Heads With Special Referencel To Surface Characteristics49
Effects of Hyperbaric Oxygen on Proliferation and Differentiation of Osteoblasts from Human Alveolar Bone49
Increased Fibronectin Production by Cell Lines from Hypertrophic Scar and Keloid44
A Histological and Biochemical Assessment of the Cartilage Matrix Obtained from in Vitro Storage of Osteochondral Allografts44
The Chemistry of Antigenic Components Isolated From Glomerular Basement Membrane44
Comparison of Matrix Vesicles Derived from Normal and Osteoarthritic Human Articular Cartilage41
Comparative Mass Spectrometric Analyses of Enamel Matrix Proteins from Five Species Suggest a Common Pathway of Post-Secretory Proeteolytic Processing39
Chondrons From Articular Cartilage (II): Analysis of the Glycosaminoglycans in the Cellular Microenvironment of Isolated Canine Chondrons39
Conditioned media from human osteoarthritic synovium induces inflammation in a synoviocyte cell line39
3D-printed poly(lactic acid) scaffolds for trabecular bone repair and regeneration: scaffold and native bone characterization39
Customised multiphasic nucleus/annulus scaffold for intervertebral disc repair/regeneration38
Partial Biochemical and Immunologic Characterization of Fibrillin Microfibrils from Sea Cucumber Dermis38
Oncostatin M and its role in fibrosis37
The Phenotypic Switch from Chondrocytes to Bone-Forming Cells Involves Asymmetric Cell Division and Apoptosis37
Expression of Dentin Sialoprotein (DSP) and Other Molecular Determinants by a New Cell Line from Dental Papillae, MDPC-2336
Determination of Mineral Concentration in Dental Enamel from X-ray Attenuation Measurements36
Integrating finite element modelling and 3D printing to engineer biomimetic polymeric scaffolds for tissue engineering36
Chondroitin Sulfates and Proteoglycans from Normal and Arthrosic Human Cartilage35
Chemokine Profile of Human Serum from Whole Blood: Migratory Effects of CXCL-10 and CXCL-11 on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells34
Hyaluronic acid promotes proliferation and migration of human meniscus cells via a CD44-dependent mechanism33
Osteogenic Differentiation is Selectively Promoted by Morphogenetic Signals from Chondrocytes and Synergized by a Nutrient Rich Growth Environment31
Glutathione protects human nucleus pulposus cells from cell apoptosis and inhibition of matrix synthesis31
Hydrothermal Isometric Tension Curves from Different Connective Tissues. Role of Collagen Genetic Types and Noncollagenous Components30
An Immunocytochemical Study of the Routes of Secretion of Collagen and Phosphophoryn from Odontoblasts into Dentin29
Microheterogeneity of Chondroitin Sulfates from Various Cartilages29
Biaxial Strain Effects on Cells from the Inner and Outer Regions of the Meniscus29
Resveratrol inhibits the development of obesity-related osteoarthritis via the TLR4 and PI3K/Akt signaling pathways28
Response of Sheep Chondrocytes to Changes in Substrate Stiffness from 2 to 20 Pa: Effect of Cell Passaging27
Hand-held bioprinting for de novo vascular formation applicable to dental pulp regeneration26
Matrix Metalloproteinase Activity in Human Intrahepatic Biliary Epithelial Cell Lines From Patients With Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease25
Cartilage tissue engineering combining microspheroid building blocks and microneedle arrays24
Isolation and Partial Characterization of an Elastase-Like Protease from Rat Aorta Smooth Muscle Cells. Possible Role in the Regulation of Elastin biosynthesis23
In-Vitro Culture of Human Chondrocytes From Adult Subjectsm23
Mesenchymal Stem Cells from the Retropatellar Fat Pad and Peripheral Blood Stimulate ACL Fibroblast Migration, Proliferation, and Collagen Gene Expression23
Isolation, Purification and Characterization of Intact and Pepsin-Derived Fragments of Laminin from Human Placenta23
Evidence for Increased Protease Activity Secreted from Cultured Fibroblasts from Patients with Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum22
Exosomes derived from lipopolysaccharide-preconditioned human dental pulp stem cells regulate Schwann cell migration and differentiation22
Roles of large aggregating proteoglycans in human intervertebral disc degeneration22
Intervertebral disc organ culture for the investigation of disc pathology and regeneration – benefits, limitations, and future directions of bioreactors21
Transcriptional profiling of the murine intervertebral disc and age-associated changes in the nucleus pulposus21
Acidic Glycoproteins from Bovine Compact Bone21
Comparative study of osteogenic differentiation potential of mesenchymal stem cells derived from bone marrow and adipose tissue of osteoporotic female rats21
Description of Two Classes of Proteinases from Enamel Extracellular Matrix Cleaving a Recombinant Amelogenin21
Measurement by Radioimmunoassay of Soluble Elastins from Different Animal Species21
Analysis of the Developmental Potential of Conditionally Immortal Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells Isolated from the H-2Kb-tsA58 Transgenic Mouse21
Arthrofibrosis and large joint scarring21
Glycosaminoglycans Produced in Tissue Culture by Rat Lung Cells Isolation from a Mixed Cell Line and a Derived Endothelial Clone20
Contribution of extracellular matrix components to the stiffness of skeletal muscle contractures in patients with cerebral palsy20
Mechanistic complexities of bone loss in Alzheimer’s disease: a review20
Production and Purification of Prostromelysin and Procollagenase from IL-1 Beta-Stimulated Human Gingival Fibroblasts20
3D printing for tissue engineering in otolaryngology20
Understanding Enamel Formation from Mutations Causing X-Linked Amelogenesis Imperfecta19
Proliferation of rheumatoid arthritis fibroblast-like synoviocytes is enhanced by IL-17-mediated autophagy through STAT3 activation19
Downregulation of dickkopf-1 enhances the proliferation and osteogenic potential of fibroblasts isolated from ankylosing spondylitis patients via the Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway in vitro19
Proteoglycan Synthesis by Cells Cultured from Regions of the Rabbit Flexor Tendon19
Proteoglycans from Osteoarthritic Human Articular Cartilage Influence Type II CollagenIn VitroFibrillogenesis19
Quantitative Determination of Morphological and Territorial Structures of Articular Cartilage from Both Perpendicular and Parallel Sections by Polarized Light Microscopy18
The involvement of the ERK-MAPK pathway in TGF-β1–mediated connexin43-gap junction formation in chondrocytes18
Structure and Composition of Proteoglycans From Human Annulus Fibrosus18
MicroRNA-145 suppresses osteogenic differentiation of human jaw bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells partially via targeting semaphorin 3A18
Donor-matched comparison of chondrogenic progenitors resident in human infrapatellar fat pad, synovium, and periosteum - implications for cartilage repair18
Naringin alleviates H2O2-induced apoptosis via the PI3K/Akt pathway in rat nucleus pulposus-derived mesenchymal stem cells17
A rat model of arthrofibrosis developed after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction without rigid joint immobilization17
Comparison of Lysyl Oxidase From Bovine Lung And Aorta17
Isoquercitrin promotes the osteogenic differentiation of osteoblasts and BMSCs via the RUNX2 or BMP pathway17
Ultrasound Assessment of Articular Cartilage: Analysis of the Frequency Profile of Reflected Signals from Naturally and Artificially Degraded Samples17
Hypoxia reduces the osteogenic differentiation of peripheral blood mesenchymal stem cells by upregulating Notch-1 expression17
Release of pro-inflammatory cytokines from muscle and bone causes tenocyte death in a novel rotator cuff in vitro explant culture model17
Glutathione as a mediator of cartilage oxidative stress resistance and resilience during aging and osteoarthritis17