Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity / 2020 / Article / Fig 6

Research Article

Investigation of Cytotoxicity Apoptotic and Inflammatory Responses of Biosynthesized Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles from Ocimum sanctum Linn in Human Skin Keratinocyte (Hacat) and Human Lung Epithelial (A549) Cells

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ZnNPs induce apoptosis and inflammatory response of HaCaT and A549 cells. Western blot analysis was carried out to assess apoptosis and inflammatory response-related protein expression in HaCaT and A549 cells. β-Actin was used as an internal reference. ZnNPs significantly increased the expression of Bax, caspase-3, and TNF-α and decreased the expression of Bcl-2 at a concentration 35 μg/ml (a, b). Data represents the of three experiments. and vs. control.
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