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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

Fig. 3

The percentage accumulation of S-GAGs released in the culture media and the percentage of uronic acid remaining in the cartilage explants versus the normal control. a, b The percentage of S-GAGs released that was accumulated and normalized against the percentage of S-GAGs released on day 0. c, d The percentage of uronic acid remaining in the cartilage after the end of the experiment. Values are presented as mean ± SD (n = 3). #, @, * = p < 0.05; ##, @@, ** = p < 0.01 versus control (#) or the combination of IL-1β and OSM treatment (@) or the combination of TNF-α and OSM treatment (*). Data represents 3 separate explant samples

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