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Table 9 Mediator levels in BALF after exposure to graphene

From: Comparative inhalation toxicity of multi-wall carbon nanotubes, graphene, graphite nanoplatelets and low surface carbon black

  Study day 7 Study day 28
Concentration [mg/m3] 0.5 2.5 10 0.5 2.5 10
CINC-1/IL-8 1.4 2.3** 5.9** 1.2* 1.7* 3.9**
MCP-1 2.0 1.5* 11.1** 1.1 1.7* 4.6**
Osteopontin 2.3* 1.8 13.1** 1.8* 4.6** 18.6**
  1. * Statistically significant, p < 0.05; ** statistically significant, p < 0.01.
  2. Differences are expressed as x-fold ratios compared to the concurrent control group.