Survival vs. Time (IMAGE) University of California - Riverside Caption Therapeutic treatment of mice with resistin prevents fatal septic shock. PBS refers to phosphate-buffered saline. PBS-mice served as the control group. Credit Nair lab, UC Riverside. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.