Further studies on anti-inflammatory activity of phycocyanin in some animal models of inflammation

Objective: To examine the effects of C-phycocyanin, a pigment found in blue-green algae which acts as an antioxidant in vitro and in vivo, in different animal models of inflammation.¶Material: Male Sprague Dawley rats and OF1 mice were used.¶Treatments: Oedema was induced by: a) AA (0.5 mg/ear) or TPA (4 μg/ear) in the mouse ear b) carrageenan injection (0… CONTINUE READING