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Abstract Title:

Galangin ameliorates Imiquimod-Induced psoriasis-like skin inflammation in BALB/c mice via down regulating NF-κB and activation of Nrf2 signaling pathways.

Abstract Source:

Int Immunopharmacol. 2021 Jul ;96:107754. Epub 2021 May 24. PMID: 34162135

Abstract Author(s):

Rajendra Sangaraju, Sateesh Alavala, Nasiruddin Nalban, Mahesh Kumar Jerald, Ramakrishna Sistla

Article Affiliation:

Rajendra Sangaraju

Abstract:

Psoriasis is a most common chronic autoimmune-arbitrated cutaneous inflammatory skin disorder by unclear pathogenesis. In this current study we demonstrated the effect of galangin (GAL) on imiquimod (IMQ)-induced psoriasis-like skin inflammation and decipher its possible protective mechanism which has not been investigated. The in vivo results revealed that GAL at 1% w/w and 2% w/w for six consecutive days markedly reduced IMQ-induced PASI scoring, skin, ear thickness, hematological markers, levels of nitrites, TBARS, MPO, histopathological, as well modulated the protein levels of pro-inflammatory mediators of COX-2, iNOS, NF-κB pathway and pro-inflammatory cytokines IL-17, IL-23, IL-1β in the skin and also IL-6, TNF-α in both skin and serum. Besides, GAL restored the levels of antioxidants markers such as SOD, CAT, GST, GSH, GR and Vit-C, anti-inflammatory cytokine of IL-10, and the protein levels of Nrf2/HO-1 in theskin compared to the IMQ group. Finally, our study demonstrates that GAL exerted its protective effect by up-regulating the anti-inflammatory and the antioxidant markers against psoriasis pre-clinical models indicating its potency for treating psoriasis in humans.

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