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Table 1 TNF expression in collagen-induced arthritic rat synovial tissue (mean ± SD)

From: Effect of Bizhongxiao decoction and its dismantled formulae on IL-1 and TNF levels in collagen-induced arthritis in rat synovial joints

Groups   TNF  
14d 21d 28d
Normal 180 ± 44 180 ± 44 180 ± 44
Model 180 ± 44* 368 ± 81* 485 ± 93*
Bizhongxiao 178 ± 45* 208 ± 28 * 103 ± 24*
Dismantled I 180 ± 43* 248 ± 74 * 197 ± 37*
Dismantled II 177 ± 39* 296 ± 24* 205 ± 45*
Dismantled III 181 ± 41* 312 ± 13* 268 ± 28*
  1. Note: *compared with normal group, P < 0.05; and compared to the same point in time the model group, P < 0.05; compared to prior time points among groups, P < 0.05; compared to the same time points with dismantled formula groups, P < 0.05.