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1. (WO2015124735) FGF-18 IN GRAFT TRANSPLANTATION AND TISSUE ENGINEERING PROCEDURES

Pub. No.:    WO/2015/124735    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2015/053639
Publication Date: Fri Aug 28 01:59:59 CEST 2015 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 21 00:59:59 CET 2015
IPC: A61L 27/36
Applicants: MERCK PATENT GMBH
Inventors: LADEL, Christoph H.
GUEHRING, Hans
GIGOUT, Anne
Title: FGF-18 IN GRAFT TRANSPLANTATION AND TISSUE ENGINEERING PROCEDURES
Abstract:
The present invention provides a new methods related to regenerative medicine for the treatment of cartilage disorders, osteoarthritis and cartilage injury in particular. More particularly, it relates to an FGF-18 compound for use in tissue engineering and graft procedures, such as osteochondral or cartilage transplantation or autologous chondrocyte implantation (ACI)..