Figure 5: Effect of CBS on colonic mRNA levels of TNF-α, IL-1β, and IL-6 in dextran sulfate sodium- (DSS-) treated mice. Colitis was induced by administration with 5% DSS for 7 d. CBS (50 and 150 mg/kg) was administered daily for 7 d, respectively. Data are presented as mean ± SD of eight mice per group. versus control, versus DSS alone, and versus control.