The protective effect of infliximab against carbon tetrachloride-induced acute lung injury


Kurt A., Tumkaya L. , Yuce S., Turut H. , Cure M. C. , Sehitoglu I., ...More

IRANIAN JOURNAL OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.19, no.6, pp.685-691, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Title of Journal : IRANIAN JOURNAL OF BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Page Numbers: pp.685-691

Abstract

Objective(s): Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) causes pulmonary toxicity. Infliximab (Ib) is a potent inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha). We aimed to investigate whether Ib has a protective effect on CCl4 induced lung injury.