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Figure 2 | BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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From: Effects of β-sitosterol derived from Artemisia capillaris on the activated human hepatic stellate cells and dimethylnitrosamine-induced mouse liver fibrosis

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Effects of TGF-β treatment on the activation of HSCs. Relatively expressed MMP1 (A), MMP2 (B), COL1A1 (C), ACTA2 (D), and GFAP (E) mRNA levels were measured by real-time quantitative PCR. Experiments were carried out at least twice performed in triplicate. Statistical significance determined by one-way ANOVA; values are means ± SEM; *, p < 0.05; ***, p < 0.001 vs control group.

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