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Fig. 6 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

Fig. 6

From: Divergent roles of prostacyclin and PGE2 in human tendinopathy

Fig. 6

Schematic summarizing the key findings. Tendon injury induces a pro-inflammatory state whereby diseased tendon tissues highly express IP receptor, PGIS, COX-2, mPGES-1, NMDAR-1, and PDPN. Tendon stromal cells (CD45negCD34neg) from diseased tendon tissues produce prostacyclin and PGE2 upon treatment with IL-1β, while healthy tendon cells only produce PGE2

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