Antagonism of croton oil inflammation by topical emu oil in CD-1 mice

@article{Yoganathan2003AntagonismOC,
  title={Antagonism of croton oil inflammation by topical emu oil in CD-1 mice},
  author={Subbiah Yoganathan and Robert James Nicolosi and Thomas A. Wilson and Garry J Handelman and Patrick Scollin and R Tao and Paul E. Binford and Frank T. Orthoefer},
  journal={Lipids},
  year={2003},
  volume={38},
  pages={603-607}
}
Emu oil is derived from the emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae), which originated in Australia, and has been reported to have anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation was induced in anesthetized CD-1 mice by applying 50 μL of 2% croton oil to the inner surface of the left ear. After 2 h, the area was treated with 5μL of emu, fish, flaxseed, olive, or liquified chicken fat, or left untreated. Animals were euthanized at 6 h postapplication of different oils, and earplugs (FP) and plasma samples were… 
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