BioMed Research International / 2014 / Article / Fig 2

Research Article

Somatostatin Negatively Regulates Parasite Burden and Granulomatous Responses in Cysticercosis

Figure 2

Effect of somatostatin deficiency on size of T. crassiceps-induced granulomas. (a) Photograph of representative granulomas removed from infected WT and SOM−/− mice. (b) Weights of granulomas (mean ± SD) obtained from the peritoneal cavity of infected wild type ( ) and SOM−/− mice ( ); the asterisk ( ) indicates that the granuloma sizes were different ( ).

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