Optimal dosing time of Dachengqi decoction for protection of extrapancreatic organs in rats with experimental acute pancreatitis
Jia-Qi Yao, Yi-Fan Miao, Lv Zhu, Huan Chen, Ling Yuan, Jing Hu, Xiao-Lin Yi, Qiu-Ting Wu, Mei-Hua Wan, Wen-Fu Tang, Department of Integrative Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Lin Zhu, Digestive System Department, Sichuan Integrative Medicine Hospital, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Xi-Jing Yang, Animal Experiment Center, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China
Author contributions: Tang WF designed the research; Yao JQ, Zhu L, Miao YF, Chen H, Yuan L, Hu J, Yi XL, and Wu QT performed the research; Yao JQ, Zhu L, and Miao YF analyzed the data; Yang XJ were responsible for the drafting of the paper; Wan MH contributed new reagents or analytic tools; Tang WF and Wan MH obtained funding and provided study supervision.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81603480 and No. 81573857.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: This study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of West China Hospital of Sichuan University. All experiments were reviewed and approved by the Institution Animal Care and Use Committee of Sichuan University (Chengdu, China; protocol number: 2019003A).
Conflict-of-interest statement: None of the authors have any conflicts of interest to declare.
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Corresponding author: Wen-Fu Tang, PhD, Professor, Department of Integrative Medicine, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, No. 37, Guoxue Lane, Wuhou District, Chengdu 610041, Sichuan Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 21, 2020
Peer-review started: January 21, 2020
First decision: February 27, 2020
Revised: March 26, 2020
Accepted: May 13, 2020
Article in press: May 13, 2020
Published online: June 14, 2020