Cytokine expression. Blood was obtained from each rat in the separated treatment groups after 24, 48 and 72 h, 6 and 12 days post injury. Serum was separated and analyzed for IL-1β, IL-6, IL-10 and TNF-α using ELISA detection system. A time course is shown including the whole follow up of the study. Amount cytokine expression is displayed in pg/ml serum.
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