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- Liu, Duan-Yong; Zhao, Hai-Mei; Cheng, Shao-Min; Rao, Yi; Huang, Xiao-Ying; Zuo, Zhi-Qin; Lei, Meng; Guan, Yong-Mei; Liu, Hong-Ning; Lu, Ai-Ping
- Journal of ethnopharmacology 2012 v.141 no.2 pp. 603-607
- Scolopendra, etc ; T-lymphocytes; antibodies; antibody detection; collagen; hematologic tests; inflammation; interleukin-10; interleukin-4; rats; rheumatoid arthritis; traditional medicine; tumor necrosis factors; China; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Scorpio and Scolopendra (SS) are two traditional Chinese medicines, which are generally used to treat rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in China. However, the mechanism is so far unclear. The purpose of this study was to explore the effects and mechanisms of SS in attenuating inflammation and joint injury in collagen-induced arthritis in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS: RA was ...