Biophysics of Bone and Cartilage (BBC)

The BBC group in University of Eastern Finland is globally one of the leading research groups in cartilage and bone biophysics and -engineering. The group has extensively contributed to basic, applied and clinical research of the musculoskeletal disorders during the past 20 years.

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Total times cited:12397 
Citing articles:6724 
Average citations per item:22.34
Source: Web of Science
h-index:55
Updated: Aug 1st 2017

Most recent BBC publications:

  1. Rasanen LP, Tanska P, Zbyn S, van Donkelaar CC, Trattnig S, Nieminen MT and Korhonen RK. The effect of fixed charge density and cartilage swelling on mechanics of knee joint cartilage during simulated gait. J Biomech. 2017 Jul 6. pii: S0021-9290(17)30351-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.06.041.

  2. Tong X, Malo MKH, Burton IS, Jurvelin JS, Isaksson H and Kroger H. Histomorphometric and osteocytic characteristics of cortical bone in male subtrochanteric femoral shaft. J Anat. 2017 Aug 7. doi: 10.1111/joa.12670.

  3. Turunen MJ, Khayyeri H, Guizar-Sicairos M and Isaksson H. Effects of tissue fixation and dehydration on tendon collagen nanostructure. J Struct Biol. 2017 Jul 28. pii: S1047-8477(17)30130-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jsb.2017.07.009.

  4. Prakash M, Sarin JK, Rieppo L, Afara IO and Toyras J. Optimal regression method for near infrared spectroscopic evaluation of articular cartilage. Appl Spectrosc. 2017 Jan 1:3702817726766. doi: 10.1177/0003702817726766.

  5. Kulkas A, Duce B, Leppanen T, Hukins C and Toyras J. Gender differences in severity of desaturation events following hypopnea and obstructive apnea events in adults during sleep. Physiol Meas. 2017 Jul 26;38(8):1490-1502. doi: 10.1088/1361-6579/aa7b6f.

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