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Table 3 Pulmonary TGF-β/Smad signal transduction pathway related protein expression (IOD value)

From: Inhalation of nebulized Mycobacterium vaccae can protect against allergic bronchial asthma in mice by regulating the TGF-β/Smad signal transduction pathway

Group n TGF-β1 TβR1 Smad1 Smad7
Normal group 8 8.72 ± 2.37 7.50 ± 2.50 13.60 ± 4.43 82.81 ± 28.00
Asthma control group 8 32.52 ± 15.85# 29.21 ± 4.73# 38.01 ± 18.45# 129.76 ± 54.20
M. vaccae neb. group 8 11.74 ± 4.52* 14.81 ± 4.79* 16.23 ± 7.37* 98.08 ± 35.14
  1. #P<0.01, compared with Normal group; *P<0.01, compared with Asthma control group