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Table 1 Stress-Relaxation Results, Day 1

From: Enzymatic digestion of articular cartilage results in viscoelasticity changes that are consistent with polymer dynamics mechanisms

  σ peak σ eq τ β R2
  [kPa] [kPa] [sec] [sec] [] []
HBSS Control 808 ± 43 351 ± 8 3.80 ± 0.62 1.40 ± 0.21 0.46 ± 0.02 0.936 ± 0.011
Bacterial Hyaluronidase 766 ± 36 332 ± 7 1.39 ± 0.16* 0.49 ± 0.08 0.43 ± 0.02 0.949 ± 0.006
Collagenase 709 ± 34 410 ± 8* 1.05 ± 0.17* 0.38 ± 0.07 0.45 ± 0.03 0.864 ± 0.022
Culture Control 1227 ± 39 453 ± 5 5.65 ± 0.34 3.10 ± 0.13 0.54 ± 0.02 0.972 ± 0.002
  1. Mean ± SEM. * indicates significant difference between enzyme group and HBSS control.