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Wong, 1 Miao-Sui Lin, 1 Jong-Hwei S. Pang 3 1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Linkou, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Linkou, Taiwan, 2 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital at Keelung, College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taiwan, 3 Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Taiwan Received 22 January 2010; acknowledged 19 May 2010 Published online 2 July 2010 in Wiley Online Library (wileyonlinelibrary.com). DOI 10.1002/jor.21196 ABSTRACT: Ciprofloxacin-induced tendinopathy and tendon rupture have been before recounted, principally influencing the Achilles tendon.
Buy Cipro without prescription Tendon units intrinsic to rat Achilles tendon were treated with ciprofloxacin and then underwent MTT (tetrazolium) assay. Real-time reverse-transcription polymerase string of connections answer (RT-PCR) and Western blot investigation were utilised, respectively, to assess the gene and protein signs of kind I collagen, and MMP-2. Gelatin zymography was utilised to assess the enzymatic undertakings of MMP-2 and -9. Reverse zymography was utilised to assess TIMP-1 and -2. Immunohistochemical staining for MMP-2 in ciprofloxacin-treated tendon explants was performed. Collagen degradation was assessed by incubation of trained intermediate with collagen. The outcomes disclosed that ciprofloxacin up-regulated the sign of MMP-2 in tendon units at the mRNA and protein levels. Ciprofloxacin Treatment Failure in Typhoid Fever Case, Pakistan
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