Additional file 9: Figure S15. of Vitamin D attenuates inflammation, fatty infiltration, and cartilage loss in the knee of hyperlipidemic microswine

Immunofluorescent staining for MMPs 1, 2, 8, 9, and 13 in articular cartilage. Immunofluorescent staining for MMP-1 (a), MMP-2 (d), MMP-8 (g), MMP-9 (j), MMP-13 (m), and DAPI (b, f, h, k, n, and q), as well as merged images (c, f, i, l, o, and r), are shown. These are the representative images of five swine each in the VDDef and VDSuff groups and three swine in the VDSupp group. (TIF 75620 kb)