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Figure 2

From: A rapid method for the generation of uniform acellular bone explants: a technical note

Figure 2

Graph shows boxplots of the datasets for viable osteocytes per bone matrix area under the different treatment conditions. Osteocyte survival was greatly diminished during 56°C over night heat incubation, freeze-thawing and salt-free water treatment compared to non-treated 2 days culture control (* p ≤ 0.05). Moreover, UV light and X-ray exposure were significantly different to the positive treatment control of 56°C incubation (# p ≤ 0.05). Boxplots show the median line, the 25% and the 75% quartiles which define the box.

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