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Figure 3

From: α-Linolenic acid prevents endoplasmic reticulum stress-mediated apoptosis of stearic acid lipotoxicity on primary rat hepatocytes

Figure 3

α-Linolenic acid protects against dysfunction and apoptosis of primary rat hepatocytes induced by thapsigargin. Relative cell death(A) and relative caspase-3 expression(B) treated with 5 μmol/l thapsigargin (Thap) for 16 h in presence of 150 or 250 μmol/l α-linolenic acid (ALA). Data represent mean ± S.E.M., n = 5, *P < 0.05 vs. LG, low glucose control set to 1 (0 μmol/l stearic acid), **P < 0.05 vs. thapsigargin-only cells.

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