Figure 1.

Hypertrophic chondrocytes in normal cartilage of murine knee joint. Microphotographs showing safranin O stained sections. (A,B) Hypertrophic chondrocytes in growth plate cartilage. Boxed area in (A) indicates the region shown in (B). (C,D) Hypertrophic chondrocytes in articular cartilage. Boxed area in (C) indicates the region shown in (D). Note the sites of normal hypertrophic chondrocytes (arrows). Scale bars: 500 μm (A,C); 50 μm (B,D).

Zhang et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:221   doi:10.1186/ar4025
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