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Figure 4: The expressions of IL6 and its downstream signaling proteins MEK5, ERK5, and phosphorylated-ERK5 by Western blotting analysis (a) and quantitative analysis (b) in the heart of CCl4-treated rats. The individual severity rates in rats were expressed as mean ± SE, , * as compared with control group, and # as compared with CCl4-treated group.