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Table 1 Tendon marker expression levels in MSC and naT

From: Gene expression of tendon markers in mesenchymal stromal cells derived from different sources

  Target gene expression ratios (median (interquartile range))
Collagen 1A2 Collagen 3A1 Collagen 1A2/collagen 3A1 Decorin Tenascin-C Scleraxis
BM-MSC 0,0322 (0,0306) 0,4163 (0,3440) 0,1066 (0,0225) 0,8936 (0,2955) 0,0006 (0,0006) 0,0112 (0,0230)
AT-MSC 3,9673 (0,7435)*,a,c,d,e 1,6649 (0,2418)*,a,c,e 2,2667 (0,3658) *,a,c,d,e 2,4893 (1,4706)*,a,d 0,0021 (0,0033) 0,0874 (0,0896)
UCT-MSC 0,0418 (0,0364) 0,3971 (0,3039) 0,1753 (0,0630) 0,8952 (0,5497)*,d 0,0010 (0,0002) 0,0129 (0,0031)
UCB-MSC 0,1888 (1,0578) 1,1562 (0,5452) 0,1741 (0,6369) 0,2870 (0,0270) 0,0034 (0,0047) 0,1019 (0,0889) a,c
TT-MSC 0,2010 (0,3445) a 0,5891 (0,2539) 0,4111 (0,5535) a 2,2928 (1,1165)*,a,d 0,0001 (0,0001) 0,0686 (0,1441)
naT 0,1735 (0,1645) 0,6516 (0,7127) 0,2042 (0,1226) a 0,0951 (0,3832) 0,1176 (0,0369) a,b,c,d,e 16,5828 (1,6803) a,b,c,d,e
  1. Gene expression of tendon markers normalized to ACTB and GAPDH. P < 0.01 compared to *) native tendon tissue control (naT); a) bone marrow (BM)-multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC); b) adipose tissue (AT)-MSC; c) umbilical cord tissue (UCT)-MSC; d) umbilical cord blood (UCB)-MSC; e) tendon tissue (TT)-MSC. Corresponding data are shown in the additional file (Additional file 1: Figure S1).