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Table 3 Effects of TCM on myocardial TGF-β1

From: Ameliorative effects of Xue-Fu-Zhu-Yu decoction, Tian-Ma-Gou-Teng-Yin and Wen-Dan decoction on myocardial fibrosis in a hypertensive rat mode

Sample IOD Area(μm2) Density
WKY control 1839 ± 75 2290 ± 122 0.81 ± 0.07
SHR control 1225 ± 39 1018 ± 20 1.20 ± 0.01*
TMGTY 1306 ± 74 1179 ± 58 1.12 ± 0.12
WDD 1740 ± 46 1580 ± 85 1.11 ± 0.08
XFZYTD 921 ± 43 1009 ± 43 0.92 ± 0.09**
CAPTOPRIL 591 ± 60 708 ± 11 0.83 ± 0.07**
  1. *p < 0.05 compared to the WKY control, **p < 0.05 compared to the SHR control