Effects of IL-13 deficiency in DSS-induced colitis.

<p>WT and IL-13−/− mice were given 5% DSS in drinking water to induce colitis. (A) Number of 5-HT expressing EC cells per 10 glands and colonic sections immunostained for 5-HT expressing EC cells after 5 days of DSS administration in WT and IL-13−/− mice. (B) Colonic 5-HT amount. (i) and (ii) Representative micrograph and arrows indicate 5-HT expressing EC cells. *Represents statistical significance where p<0.05.</p>