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From: Protective effect of diet supplemented with rice prolamin extract against DNCB-induced atopic dermatitis in BALB/c mice

Fig. 2

The preventive effect of dietary RPE on AD-like skin lesions induced by DNCB treatment in mice. a Photographs showing skin lesions (marked with a square) in the different groups of experimental mice: a, normal control; b, DNCB control; c, DNCB + 0.05 % RPE; d, DNCB + 0.1 % RPE. b The severity of clinical symptoms of the skin lesions was evaluated macroscopically and expressed as the dermatitis score (maximum score, 12) which was defined as a sum of individual scores (0, no symptom; 1, mild; 2, moderate; 3, severe) for the following four symptoms: erythema/ hemorrhage, edema, erosion and dryness. **P < 0.01 compared with the normal group, and P < 0.05, ††P < 0.01 compared with the DNCB control group (n = 6)

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