Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2018 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Protective Effects of Chinese Traditional Medicine Longhu Rendan against Atherosclerosis via Negative Regulation of LOX-1

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LHRD improves metabolic parameters of ApoE−/− mice. All ApoE−/− mice were fed with high fat and high cholesterol diet for ten weeks. Meanwhile, all ApoE−/− mice at 6 weeks were intragastrically administered LHRD (100, 200, 400 mg/kg) or vehicle for 10 weeks, and age-matched C57BL/6J mice were used as control. ((a) and (b)) Average body weight and food intake of each group. ((c), (d), and (e)) Serum levels of TC, TG, and LDL-C. Data are means ± SD, #P<0.05, ###P<0.001, and ####P<0.0001 compared to WT group (n=8 per group). P<0.05, ∗∗P<0.01, ∗∗∗P<0.001, and ∗∗∗∗P<0.0001 compared to Veh group (treated with vehicle control). Ato: atorvastatin, LHRD: Longhu Rendan.

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