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Table 4 Effect of C. procera on biochemical parameters of CFA-induced arthritic rats

From: Amelioration of complete Freund’s adjuvant-induced arthritis by Calotropis procera latex in rats

Groups IL-6 (ng/mL) TNF-α (ng/L) RF factor (IU/mL) CRP (mg/L) Nitrite (µM)
NC 1.78 ± 0.54 105.98 ± 12.62 1.03 ± 0.47 2.10 ± 0.97 1.59 ± 0.18
DC 3.39 ± 0.32* 154.90 ± 25.88* 10.13 ± 0.28* 8.68 ± 1.53* 5.87 ± 0.28*
PS10 1.00 ± 0.43# 108.62 ± 15.86# 6.20 ± 0.04# 4.11 ± 1.18# 2.88 ± 0.25#
DL250 1.33 ± 0.58# 155.20 ± 15.95 7.38 ± 0.12# 4.98 ± 0.73# 3.33 ± 0.32#
  1. Data represented as mean ± SEM; *p < 0.05 compared to NC group and #p < 0.05 compared to DC group (one-way ANOVA followed by Tukey’s multiple comparison test). NC normal control group, DC CFA-induced arthritic group, PS10 prednisolone-treated group, DL250 dry latex of C. procera-treated group