Anti-inflammatory effect of SQC-beta-CD on lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injury.

AIM OF THE STUDY Shuang-Qing-Cao (SQC) is a folk Chinese medicinal formula. The therapeutic effects of inclusion complexation of SQC extract in beta-cyclodextrin (SQC-beta-CD) against lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced acute lung injury (ALI) were studied in mice. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two protocols were designed for administration of SQC-beta-CD (10 and 20… (More)