Trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid (TNBS) infusion-induced rat chronic pancreatitis. (A-B) HE staining of the pancreas in (A) normal and (B) TNBS infused rats. (C) The severity of CP was morphological assessed by semiquantitative scoring: graded glandular atrophy (0–3); intralobular, interlobular and periductal fibrosis (0–3); inflammatory cells infiltrations (0–3). BL: baseline. * P<0.05 compared with that of naïve group.
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