Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2013 / Article / Fig 2

Research Article

Therapeutic Effect of C-Phycocyanin Extracted from Blue Green Algae in a Rat Model of Acute Lung Injury Induced by Lipopolysaccharide

Figure 2

Effects of CPC on LPS-induced secretion of pro-inflammatory cytokines in BALF. BALF was prepared from rats 6 h after LPS instillation, and the levels of TNF-α, IL-1β, IL-6, and CINC-3 in the BALF were measured by ELISA kits, respectively. Data are presented as the mean ± SEM ( ). *** compared with control group; ### compared with LPS group.