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From: Ex vivo model exhibits protective effects of sesamin against destruction of cartilage induced with a combination of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and oncostatin M

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Significant S-GAGs depletion and uronic acid remaining in cartilage when induced with TNF-α/OSM alone or TNF-α in combination with OSM. The levels of S-GAGs released in the media were assayed as described in the Methods section. a S-GAGs released in the media represented as the percentage of accumulation of S-GAGs that were released at 7 days and 14 days. b Percentage of uronic acid retained in the cartilage after treatment ended (14 days). Values are presented as mean ± SD (n = 3). * = p < 0.05; ** = p < 0.01 versus normal control. Data represents 3 separate cartilage samples

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