Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institutes of Health (R01AR061484, R01NS070328)
U.S. Department of Defense (W81XWH-16-1-0482)
Received: 12 June 2017
Accepted: 24 November 2017
First Online: 19 December 2017
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Acquisition of human cartilage samples from patients receiving total knee joint replacement surgery at New York University, Hospital for Joint Diseases (NY, USA) was conducted in accordance with NYU School of Medicine Institutional Review Board approved protocol (study number i11-01488). Patients received information about the study prior to providing consent for participation in the study. Animal studies were performed under institutional guidelines and in accordance with protocols approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, New York University (IA15-01372).
: Not applicable.
: C-jL is the cofounder of Atreaon, Inc. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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