Funding for this research was provided by:
Petplan Charitable Trust (S17-419-457)
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (doctoral training partnership PhD studentship)
Received: 30 March 2020
Revised: 21 April 2020
Accepted: 28 April 2020
First Online: 19 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Tenocytes isolated from tendon tissue were obtained with the approval of the Animal Health Trust Ethical Review Committee (AHT02_2012).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.