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Table 1 Compositions of the NMS

From: Intra-articular injection of a nutritive mixture solution protects articular cartilage from osteoarthritic progression induced by anterior cruciate ligament transection in mature rabbits: a randomized controlled trial

Compositions Contents of 100 ml solution Contents of 0.5 ml NMS
Dextrose solutiona 20.0 g (20%) 0.25 ml
Amino acids solutionb 20.0 g (20%) 0.20 ml
   Glycine 4.0 g 0.008 g
   Proline 4.0 g 0.008 g
   Hydroxyproline 2.0 g 0.004 g
   Glutamate 2.0 g 0.004 g
   Alanine 1.0 g 0.002 g
   Aspartate 1.0 g 0.002 g
   Serine 1.0 g 0.002 g
   Glutamine 0.5 g 0.001 g
   Arginine 1.0 g 0.002 g
   Lysine 1.0 g 0.002 g
   Methionine 1.5 g 0.003 g
   Cysteine 1.0 g 0.002 g
Ascorbic acid solutionb 5.0 g (5%) 0.05 ml
  1. aDextrose solution (20%) was purchased from Daehan Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. bAmino acids and ascorbic acid were purchased from Sigma Co. Ltd., and they were dissolved in sterilized distilled water. NMS, nutritive mixture solution.