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From: Mycoplasma synoviae induces upregulation of apoptotic genes, secretion of nitric oxide and appearance of an apoptotic phenotype in infected chicken chondrocytes

Figure 2

Cytopathological changes in control CCH, CCH treated with 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) or infected with M. synoviae. CCH were seeded onto cover slides and incubated overnight followed by treatment with 5-FU or infection with M. synoviae and incubation for 24 h, 48 h and 72 h. In each timepoint, cells were observed for morphological changes by phase contrast microscopy (400 × magnification). Typical examples of chondrocyte morphology after infection with M. synoviae are shown in magnification. Vacuolization and indications of membrane blebbing are indicated by arrows.

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