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Nicotinic stimulation of the α7 acetylcholine receptors (α7AChRs) mitigates the lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) and other cytokines release in macrophages. This(More)
INTRODUCTION Immobilization by casting induces disuse muscle atrophy (DMA). METHODS Using wild type (WT) and caspase-3 knockout (KO) mice, we evaluated the effect of caspase-3 on muscle mass,(More)
The role of interleukin-6 (IL-6) in physiological processes and disease is poorly understood. The hypothesis tested in this study was that selective alpha7 acetylcholine receptor (α7AChR) agonist,(More)