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Fig. 4

From: Alterative effects of an oral alginate extract on experimental rabbit osteoarthritis

Fig. 4

Histological examinations of cartilage at the femoral condyle. The specimens were stained with hematoxyline and eosin (H&E) (a) and Alcian blue (b) as described in Methods. Normal, control (no surgery); Saline, treated 10 mg/ka/day normal saline; glucosamine, treated 10 mg/ka/day glucosamine; CTX 10, treated 10 mg/kg/day CTX; CTX 30, treated 30 mg/kg/day CTX. c Histopathological scores were given as described in Methods and Table 3. The mean ± SD was calculated based on the scores of three or more animals in each group. * p < 0.05

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