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Mapping the musculoskeletal system one cell at a time

The Human Cell Atlas (HCA) project aims to map tissues and organs during development, maturation and pathology at single cell resolution. The musculoskeletal HCA network is a community for fostering collaboration and shared expertise to help develop the therapeutic approaches needed to address the high global burden of musculoskeletal disorders.

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Fig. 1: Key steps in the delivery of a single cell atlas of the musculoskeletal system.


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Baldwin, M.J., Cribbs, A.P., Guilak, F. et al. Mapping the musculoskeletal system one cell at a time. Nat Rev Rheumatol 17, 247–248 (2021).

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