Recent Examples on the WebThese mice had a lack of a chondrocyte surface protein called the A2A adenosine receptor that brings the adenosine signal inside the cells.
Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, 11 May 2017 But in the rats, periodic adenosine injections protected chondrocytes, the cells that make cartilage, said Bruce Cronstein, M.D., the study’s senior investigator.
Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, 11 May 2017
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