Figure 3.

Histological findings. Photomicrographs showing serial frontal sections 10 μm thick stained with (A to D) H & E and (E to H) safranin O. Bar = 100 μm in all sections. (I) Histological grade of knee osteoarthritis assessed by modified Mankin criteria 5 weeks after injection, according to the treatment modality. Data are mean ± standard deviation of five guinea pigs in each group. *P < 0.05. HA, hyaluronic acid; MSC, mesenchymal stem cell.

Sato et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R31   doi:10.1186/ar3735
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