Administration of ASC/ASC-CM is scheduled at the onset of ARDS. A. Timeline of the in vivo study design. B. Body temperature measured in mice receiving saline (black) or LPS (grey) via oropharyngeal aspiration (N = 3-4 per group). First time point of the day was recorded at 8 a.m. Black lines indicate periods of dark. C. Total WBC (T, dark grey) and neutrophil (N, white) count in BALF of mice receiving saline or LPS (N = 3 per group). BALF was collected 4 h post-saline/LPS administration. T-test with Welch’s correction was used to assess the differences between analyzed groups.