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From: Electroacupuncture activates corticotrophin-releasing hormone-containing neurons in the paraventricular nucleus of the hypothalammus to alleviate edema in a rat model of inflammation

Figure 2

Effects of ACTH (11–24) , an ACTH receptor antagonist, on EA-produced inhibition of edema (n = 7 per group, mean ± SEM). All rats were CFA-inflamed. Note that ACTH(11–24) prevented EA-produced inhibition of edema 5 h post CFA. Edema was determined by increased paw thickness (mm). * P < 0.05 compared to vehicle plus sham EA.

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