alexa Doxycycline attenuated pulmonary fibrosis induced by bleomycin in mice.
Nutrition

Nutrition

Journal of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy

Author(s): Fujita M, Ye Q, Ouchi H, Harada E, Inoshima I,

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Abstract The administration of doxycycline prior to bleomycin in mice attenuated pulmonary fibrosis. Bronchoalveolar neutrophil influx and gelatinase activity, but not caseinolytic activity, were attenuated by doxycycline. Established fibrosis was not affected by doxycycline. Thus, doxycycline might be useful for slowing down pulmonary fibrosis by biological activity other than antibacterial activity.
This article was published in Antimicrob Agents Chemother and referenced in Journal of Nutritional Disorders & Therapy

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