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Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 509383, 16 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/509383
Research Article

Botanical Extracts from Rosehip (Rosa canina), Willow Bark (Salix alba), and Nettle Leaf (Urtica dioica) Suppress IL-1 -Induced NF-κB Activation in Canine Articular Chondrocytes

1Musculoskeletal Research Group, Institute of Anatomy, Ludwig-Maximilian-University Munich, 80336 Munich, Germany
2Nutrition and Metabolism Research Group, WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition, Waltham on the Wolds, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire LE14 4RT, UK
3Musculoskeletal Research Group, Division of Veterinary Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Sutton Bonington, Leicestershire LE12 5RD, UK

Received 2 July 2011; Revised 27 October 2011; Accepted 10 November 2011

Academic Editor: Virginia S. Martino

Copyright © 2012 Mehdi Shakibaei et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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