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Figure 5

From: HIV-1 transgene expression in rats induces differential expression of tumor necrosis factor alpha and zinc transporters in the liver and the lung

Figure 5

Dietary zinc supplementation in HIV-1 transgenic rats increases the bacterial phagocytic capacity of alveolar macrophages. The bacterial phagocytic capacity (as reflected by phagocytic indices) of alveolar macrophages from wild type and HIV-1 transgenic rats were determined by flow cytometry as described in Materials and Methods. Each value represents the mean ± SEM of 4-6 rats in each group. *p < 0.05 decreased compared to untreated wild type rats. **p < 0.05 increased compared to untreated HIV-1 transgenic rats.

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