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Table 2 Histology

From: Development of a salmon-derived crosslinked atelocollagen sponge disc containing osteogenic protein-1 for articular cartilage regeneration: in vivo evaluations with rabbits

  Group I Group II Group III P value
Total score 14.1 (4.0)a, b 10.4 (2.6)b 6.3 (2.1) < 0.0001
Sub score     
  Matrix 2.7 (1.3)b 1.9 (0.6)b 0.9 (0.6) 0.0006
  Cell distribution 2.4 (0.5)b 1.9 (0.9) 1.4 (0.5) 0.0082
  Surface 3.6 (0.7)a, b 2.6 (0.8)b 1.8 (0.4) < 0.0001
  Safranin at O stain 2.7 (0.9)b 2.1 (0.9)b 1.1 (0.6) 0.0006
  Percent Safranin O in defect 2.7 (1.1)a, b 1.9 (0.9)b 1.1 (0.6) 0.0012
  1. aSignificantly different from Group II (P < 0.05).
  2. bSignificantly different from Group III (P < 0.05).