Example sentences for: osteoarthritis

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  • CDDO = 2-cyano-3,12-dioxoolean-1,9-dien-28-oic acid; DMEM = Dulbecco's modified Eagle's medium; GAPDH = glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase; IκB = inhibitor of NF-κB; IL = interleukin; MMP = matrix metalloproteinase; OA = osteoarthritis; RA = rheumatoid arthritis; RT-PCR = reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reaction; TNF-α = tumor necrosis factor-α.

  • To determine which of these angiogenic factors may play a role in RA, we investigated both the distribution and the levels of mRNA for Tie1, Tie2, Ang-1 and Ang-2 in synovial tissue obtained from RA patients, compared with that from subjects with osteoarthritis (OA) and normal tissues.

  • Ang = angiopoietin; BSA = bovine serum albumin; FBS = fetal bovine serum; HMVEC = human microvascular endothelial cell; OA= osteoarthritis; PCR = polymerase chain reaction; RA = rheumatoid arthritis; RT-PCR = reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, SE = standard error; Tie = receptor tyrosine kinase; VEGF = vascular endothelial growth factor.

  • Since TGF-β1 has anti-inflammatory properties as well as being able to stimulate new matrix synthesis by chondrocytes, it represents a possible therapeutic agent with which to treat pathologies associated with rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis by local gene delivery.

  • DMEM = Dulbecco's modified Eagle medium; ELISA = enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; FBS = fetal bovine serum; HSF = human synovial fibroblast; (r/t)IL-1Ra = (recombinant/transgenic) IL-1 receptor antagonist; OA = osteoarthritis; PBS = phosphate-buffered saline; PGE 2 = prostaglandin E 2 ; RA = rheumatoid arthritis.

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