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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 762570, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/762570
Research Article

The Study of the Frequency Effect of Dynamic Compressive Loading on Primary Articular Chondrocyte Functions Using a Microcell Culture System

1School of Medicine, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linko, 5 Fusing St., Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan
3Graduate Institute of Biochemical and Biomedical Engineering, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan
4Graduate Institute of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Chang Gung University, 259 Wen-Hwa 1st Road, Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan

Received 3 December 2013; Revised 12 March 2014; Accepted 17 March 2014; Published 16 April 2014

Academic Editor: Nihal Engin Vrana

Copyright © 2014 Wan-Ying Lin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

The video clip demonstrated the dynamic process of compressive loading (1 Hz, 30% strain) working onto the 3D cell culture constructs (light-yellow colored) within the microcell culture system (composed by 3 individual microbioreactors in this video clip).

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