Journal of Immunology Research / 2020 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

Knockdown of nrf2 Exacerbates TNF-α-Induced Proliferation and Invasion of Rheumatoid Arthritis Fibroblast-Like Synoviocytes through Activating JNK Pathway

Figure 5

Knockdown of nrf2 promoted TNF-α-induced matrix metalloproteinase (MMP) expression. After transfection with scramble siRNA or nrf2 siRNA for 3 days, RA-FLS were stimulated with/without TNF-α (25 ng/mL) for 24 h. The expression of MMP1 (a), MMP2 (b), MMP3 (c), MMP9 (d), and MMP14 (e) was examined with real-time PCR. . Data were shown as the ; and .

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