Table 3

Quantity and function of OBs cultured with RPMI-8226 cell-derived exosomes

Number of cells (109/mL)Number of mineralized nodules (per HPF)
BMSC27.4±3.29.59±1.13
BMSC + exosomes16.3±3.8*8.46±1.59*
  • *Indicates significant difference compared with the BMSC group.

  • BMSC, bone marrow stromal cell;HPF,High power field .