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Figure 11 | Journal of Neuroinflammation

Figure 11

From: Up-regulation of dorsal root ganglia BDNF and trkB receptor in inflammatory pain: an in vivo and in vitrostudy

Figure 11

BDNF-induced phospho-ERK1/2 in DRG cultures after TNF-α treatment. DRG cultures were treated with 5 nM TNF-α for 48 hours prior to 400 ng/ml BDNF. Protein signals were detected by western immunoblot up to 40 min after BDNF treatment. (A, B) Gel pictures illustrating the phospho-ERK1/2 and β-actin signals in control (no drug treatment) and TNF-α-treated groups, respectively. (C, D) Quantitative measurements of phospho-ERK1 and phospho-ERK2 signals in control and TNF-α-treated groups, respectively. The results are presented as ratios relative to β-actin. The data are expressed as mean ± SEM and were analyzed using one-way ANOVA followed by Tukey test, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001; compared to time 0. The comparison between basal TNF-α and control groups were analyzed using an un-paired Student's t-test; ## p < 0.01, ### p < 0.001, (N = 6 per group).

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