Morphology and immunostaining of mouse chondrocytes embedded in agarose gel. A) Chondrocytes cultured in 3D maintain their round morphology. Signs of cell division are observed. B) Pericellular staining with an anti-type II collagen antibody (image captured at the centre of the gel).
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