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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 595273, 10 pages
Research Article

Study of Osteoarthritis Treatment with Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: Cyclooxygenase-2 Inhibitor and Steroids

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Campbell Clinic, Memphis, TN, USA
2Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Memphis, TN, USA

Received 4 December 2014; Revised 6 February 2015; Accepted 12 March 2015

Academic Editor: Ye Shuang

Copyright © 2015 Hongsik Cho 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

S. Figure 1. The effect of TNF-a concentration on MMP-1 and MMP-13 gene expression in pig chondrocytes.

S. Figure 2. Effect of COX-2 inhibitor on MMP-1 and MMP-13 gene expression.

S. Figure 3. Cell Viability in 0.1% DMSO.

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