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Table 1 Culture conditions A–F and harvesting time after incubation start

From: Coculture of bovine cartilage with synovium and fibrous joint capsule increases aggrecanase and matrix metalloproteinase activity

Conditions Sample collection, days of incubation
  Medium Tissue
Uninjured cartilage (A) 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6, 16
Injured cartilage (B) 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6, 16
Uninjured cartilage + SJC (C) 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6, 16
Injured cartilage + SJC (D) 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6, 16
Injured cartilage + TNF-α (E) 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6 6
SJC alone (F) 0.25, 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 16
  1. Abbreviations: SJC Synovium + joint capsule, TNF-α Tumor necrosis factor-α