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Figure 4 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Figure 4

From: Human telomerase reverse transcriptase and glucose-regulated protein 78 increase the life span of articular chondrocytes and their repair potential

Figure 4

mRNA expression levels of type II collagen in transfected chondrocytes. The mRNA expression of type II collagen was observed in ORA, regardless of different gene transfection. Profiles of control, GRP78 +, hTERT +, and hTERT +/GRP78 + cells were prepared to investigate expression of type II collagen. The mRNA expressions of GRP78 +, hTERT +, and hTERT +/GRP78 + cells were significantly higher than that in control of non-transfective ORA. GAPDH was used as an internal control to normalize RNA levels.

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