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Figure 5

From: Fasting mitigates immediate hypersensitivity: a pivotal role of endogenous D-beta-hydroxybutyrate

Figure 5

Correlation between changes in systemic D-BHB concentrations and inhibition of mast cell degranulation. Serum D-BHB concentration (Left), Intraperitoneal D-BHB concentration (Middle) and Inhibition of mast cell degranulation (Right). Fasting (Upper), Ketogenic diet (Middle) and Subcutaneous D-BHB instillation (Lower). Values are means ± SEM, n = 4 rats. CD: control diet. KD: ketogenic diet. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.005 significantly different from initial values.

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