Table 1: Investigated groups and timepoints of measurements.

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IK-wire control (no coating)(a) Biomechanical testing
(b) Histology
II+ PDLLA + copolymer(a) Biomechanical testing
(b) Histology
III+ PDLLA + COPROG + BMP-2 (40 μg)(a) Biomechanical testing
(b) Histology
IV (safety)+ PDLLA + COPROG + Luc (40 μg) (c) Luciferase PCR