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Table 1 Water, glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), hydroxyproline, total collagen content, and glycosaminoglycans/hydroxyproline ratio in control and study groups

From: The quantitative evaluation of the impact of viable medial meniscus graft type on the biochemical and biomechanical properties of the rabbit tibial cartilage

  Water (%) GAGs (Glycosaminoglycans) (μg/mg dry mass) Hydroxyproline (μg/mg dry mass) Total collagen (μg/mg dry mass) Glycosaminoglycans/hydroxyproline ratio
Control group 77.40 ± 2.51 139.19 ± 3.39 102.83 ± 1.01 781.49 ± 7.70 1.35 ± 0.30
Group A/autografts 82.65 ± 2.72a 120.58 ± 4.13a 102.07 ± 1.07 775.71 ± 7.94 1.18 ± 0.25a
Group B/allografts 89.62 ± 2.62bc 96.84±6.35bc 88.11±0.86bc 669.64±6.51bc 1.10±0.14bc
  1. Mean value ± standard deviation (SD)
  2. a Statistically significant difference between control and group A (p < 0.05)
  3. b Statistically significant difference between control and group B (p < 0.05)
  4. c Statistically significant difference between group A and group B (p < 0.05)