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Figure 3 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

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From: Effect of in uteroexposure to diethylstilbestrol on lumbar and femoral bone, articular cartilage, and the intervertebral disc in male and female adult mice progeny with and without swimming exercise

Figure 3

Representative safranin O-fast green-stained histologic sections. (a) Normal articular cartilage from female swim control. Single-headed arrow shows chondrocytes clones. Double-headed arrow demonstrates subchondral bone thickness. (b) Male swim 1.0 DES limb; note abundant chondrocyte clones (single-headed arrow) and fibrillation (arrowhead). (c) Male swim, 1.0 DES. Note paucity of staining, chondrocytes proliferation, and duplication of tide mark (white arrowhead).

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