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Figure 4 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

Figure 4

From: Mesenchymal stem cells in rabbit meniscus and bone marrow exhibit a similar feature but a heterogeneous multi-differentiation potential: superiority of meniscus as a cell source for meniscus repair

Figure 4

The qRT-PCR analysis of adipogenic, osteogenic and chondrogenic marker genes. Much higher expression of chondrogenic gene markers including collagen type II and Sox9 were observed in MMSCs group (**Pā€‰<ā€‰0.01). However, BMSCs expressed much higher level of osteogenic gene markers such as osteocalcin and Runx-2 (**P < 0.01) No great difference was found on expression of adipogenic gene marker. Note that the gene expression levels were normalized to GAPDH, and obtained from at least three independent experiments.

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