Table 1.

Plasma extravasation evoked by inflammation of the colon or bladder

Treatment+/+ Mice−/− Mice
Mustard oil (1%) in colon0.51  ± 0.100.58  ± 0.04
Capsaicin (0.1%) in colon0.12  ± 0.010.12  ± 0.01
Intraperitoneal cyclophosphamide (bladder)0.44  ± 0.030.49  ± 0.03
  • Plasma extravasation was measured as mean Evan's Blue content of the tissue (micrograms of Evan's Blue per milligrams of dry tissue).