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Fig. 3 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

Fig. 3

From: Randomized controlled studies on the efficacy of antiarthritic agents in inhibiting cartilage degeneration and pain associated with progression of osteoarthritis in the rat

Fig. 3

ad The effect of tested drugs (alendronate, clonidine, curcumin, fluocinolone, meloxicam, tacrolimus, tranilast, triamcinolone hexacetonide, and withaferin) on matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-13 activity of the chondrogenic pellets. The lowest concentrations tested are shown. Additional data is provided in Additional file 1. Following one-way analysis of variance, pairwise comparisons with the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) control were made using a standard two-tailed t test. *p ≤ 0.05

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