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Figure 3

From: Staphylococcal peptidoglycans induce arthritis

Figure 3

Severity of arthritis in NMRI mice after intra-articular inoculation with intact and digested peptidoglycan. The knee joints were inoculated with peptidoglycan (PGN) (100 µg/joint), PGN digested by lysostaphin (180 µg/joint), lysostaphin alone (150 µg/joint), PGN digested by cellosyl (180 µg/joint), or cellosyl alone (150 µg/joint) (n = 5 per group). All mice were killed three days after the inoculation and histopathological examination was performed. Values are shown as mean ± SD.

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