New process prolongs shelf life of cartilage

03/19/2012 | Belleville News-Democrat (Ill.)

University of Missouri veterinary orthopedic surgeon James Cook and a team of researchers developed a way to preserve cartilage collected from cadavers for up to 63 days, a marked improvement versus the current method, which keeps samples viable for only 28 days. The cartilage is used to repair damaged joints.

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