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Table 4 Hepatic TNF-α, IL-1β, IL-10, PGE 2 , and sICAM-1 levels in rats treated with ginsenosides

From: Ginseng extract and ginsenoside Rb1 attenuate carbon tetrachloride-induced liver fibrosis in rats

  Control CCl4 GE Rb1
TNF-α (pg/mg protein) 15.8 ± 7.6ab 17.2 ± 5.1b 10.4 ± 3.3a 16.7 ± 6.9b
IL-1β (pg/mg protein) 132.5 ± 39.6a 333.0 ± 135.8c 212.0 ± 115.2ab 292.9 ± 182.9bc
IL-10 (pg/mg protein) 4461 ± 958b 3443 ± 508a 3513 ± 677a 3514 ± 600a
PGE2 (pg/mg protein) 6196 ± 1599b 9822 ± 2610c 4636 ± 1928ab 4128 ± 1480a
sICAM-1 (pg/mg protein) 2782 ± 771a 3991 ± 867b 3288 ± 567ab 3427 ± 963ab
  1. Data are presented as mean ± SD (n =10). Values not sharing the same superscript differ significantly (p <0.05) within the same row.