Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2016 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Electroacupuncture Attenuates Cerebral Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury in Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion of Rat via Modulation of Apoptosis, Inflammation, Oxidative Stress, and Excitotoxicity

Figure 5

Effects of EA on the expression of Nrf2 after MCAO. (a and b) Immunohistochemistry staining for Nrf2-positive cells in hippocampal CA1 region in different groups ( animals per group) (×400). (c–e) Analysis of Nrf2, GCSh, and GCSl mRNA expression levels in cortex by real-time PCR. GAPDH was used as an internal control ( animals per group). Data represent mean ± SEM.  , and    versus Sham and ,  , and    versus MCAO.

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