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Fig. 4 | Stem Cell Research & Therapy

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From: Exosomes from embryonic mesenchymal stem cells alleviate osteoarthritis through balancing synthesis and degradation of cartilage extracellular matrix

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Effects of CM + Exo and CM-Exo on primary chondrocytes phenotype maintenance in the presence of IL-1β. a Expression of Col II (green) and ADAMTS5 (red) by primary chondrocytes treated with CM + Exo and CM-Exo. Scale bar, 40 μm. b Percentages of the Col II-positive cells with different treatments and immunofluorescence intensity of ADAMTS5 with different treatments. c Expression of Col II and ADAMTS5 by the primary chondrocytes with different treatments. COL II collagen type II, IL-1β, interleukin 1 beta

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