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Are Paralysed Chondrocytes Really Dying

  title={Are Paralysed Chondrocytes Really Dying},
  author={Yasser A. Ahmed and Liliana Tatarczuch and A. M. Abd El-Hafez and A. E. Zayed and H M Davies and Eleanor J Mackie},
  journal={arXiv: Tissues and Organs},
The aims of the current study were to establish a system of culture for induction of paralysed chondrocytes and to investigate if these cells are really dying. Chondrocytes were isolated from the growth cartilage of fetal equines, centrifuged and cultured as pellets in either 10% fetal calf serum or 10% horse serum for 28 days and processed for light and electron microscopy. Different cell types were counted and expressed as a percentage to the total cell number. Growth kinetics including the… 

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