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Research Article

Moxibustion of Zusanli (ST36) and Shenshu (BL23) Alleviates Cartilage Degradation through RANKL/OPG Signaling in a Rabbit Model of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Figure 4

Histological assessment the number of osteoclast in control, RA, and moxibustion group. ((a) to (c)) Representative images showing the expression of osteoclast in control (a), RA (b), and moxibustion (c) group. Black arrow indicates the position of an RANKL negative osteoclast cell. Magnification, × 400. (d) Statistical analysis of the number of osteoclast. n =10 for each group, the Kruskal-Wallis test followed by post hoc Mann-Whitney U test. P < 0.01; P < 0.001. Data were expressed as the mean ± SD.

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