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The present invention relates to the isolation of cartilage or bone precursor cells from hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic cells and their use in bone and cartilage regeneration procedures. The precursor cells are used for in vivo bone or cartilage repair by transplanting the cells, with or without a carrier material and without the need for in vitro culturing of the cells, to sites in the body requiring bone or cartilage repair.

Title
Isolation of precursor cells from hematopoietic and nonhematopoietic tissues and their use in vivo bone and cartilage regeneration
Application Number
8/891952
Publication Number
6200606 (B1)
Application Date
July 14, 1997
Publication Date
March 13, 2001
Inventor
Nancy Nousek Goebl
Fishers
IN, US
Dale R Peterson
Carmel
IN, US
Agent
Barnes & Thornburg
US
Agent
Alice O Martin
US
Assignee
DePuy Orthopaedics
IN, US
IPC
A61K 35/12
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