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Table 3 Calcium deposition in monolayer cultures of meniscal cells

From: Calcium deposition in osteoarthritic meniscus and meniscal cell culture

Normal meniscal cells Osteoarthritis meniscal cells
Age/gender of patients Control (CPM) ATP (CPM) Age/gender of patients Control (CPM) ATP (CPM)
12 years, F 27.5 ± 4.7 202.8 ± 61.0 42 years, M 31.0 ± 2.1 1,648.5 ± 243.3
39 years, F 33.8 ± 15.3 173.5 ± 26.2 49 years, F 53.5 ± 32.2 882.0 ± 151.9
43 years, M 27.5 ± 5.1 170.0 ± 25.3 50 years, F 56.8 ± 22.8 1,537.0 ± 376.3
    65 years, F 27.3 ± 2.5 1,008.0 ± 198.6
    67 years, F 59.8 ± 35.2 874.3 ± 154.0
  1. CMP, count per minute normalized against total protein levels; F, female; M, male.