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From: Glucocorticoid-dependent expression of IAP participates in the protection against TNF-mediated cytotoxicity in MCF7 cells

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Dexamethasone and cortisol block the cytotoxic effect of TNF on MCF7 cells. a Normalized cell index (NCI) and curves of MCF7 cells treated for 72 h (left panel). ETOH = red, TNF = green, CORT = purple, CORT + TNF = black, DEX = blue, and DEX + TNF = orange. Comparisons of the NCI at 24, 48, and 72 h. Vertical lines represent the standard deviation (SD) of each measured point (Right panel). b Viability courses of MCF7 cells treated for 24, 48, and 72 h. Top panel: ETOH, TNF, CORT, and CORT + TNF. Bottom panel: Treatment with DEX instead of CORT (*p < 0.05)

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