Mediators of Inflammation / 2010 / Article / Fig 5

Research Article

The Effect of Chronic Candesartan Therapy on the Metabolic Profile and Renal Tissue Cytokine Levels in the Obese Zucker Rat

Figure 5

Individual kidney cytokine level (some rats undetectable) (a) interferon-γ  (IFN-γ) (b) interleukin-4 (IL-4), (c) interleukin-1α (IL-1α), (d) interleukin 10 (IL-10), (e) interleukin 12p70, and (f) tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) in whole kidney tissue homogenate from candesartan-treated (CAN) or -untreated (c) lean and obese rats at the end of 14 weeks of treatment (n=8 per body type/treatment). * indicates a significant difference, P<.05, from lean control mean and # from obese control mean, by rank test on categorical assignments.
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