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Table 1 Cytokines and chemokines in BALF (pg/ml)

From: Maternal exposure to combustion generated PM inhibits pulmonary Th1 maturation and concomitantly enhances postnatal asthma development in offspring

  NS/NS MCP230/NS NS/OVA MCP230/OVA
IFN-γ 11.17 ± 5.26 6.69 ± 2.00 12.77 ± 1.08 10.73 ± 2.75
IL-4 N.D. N.D. 9.22 ± 1.26 18.62 ± 3.48 #
IL-5 N.D. N.D. 28.09 ± 10.96 38.59 ± 16.26 #
IL-13 5.69 ± 1.79 2.46 ± 0.98 12.36 ± 2.85* 20.91 ± 4.27*
IL-10 3.27 ± 0.74 1.63 ± 0.30 2.89 ± 0.28 4.08 ± 0.46*
RANTES N.D. N.D. 1.46 ± 0.12 2.19 ± 0.20 #
MCP-1 N.D. N.D. 23.03 ± 4.84 26.08 ± 7.66
KC 9.82 ± 0.68 9.24 ± 0.28 16.00 ± 1.48* 15.11 ± 1.02*
  1. Cytokines and chemokines in BALF were examined using a Milliplex mouse cytokine/chemokine assay kit. Results are expressed as means ± SEM. n = 7-8 mice/group. #p < 0.05 MCP230/OVA vs. NS/OVA; *p < 0.05 NS/OVA vs. NS/NS, MCP230/OVA vs. MCP230/NS; N.D.: non-detected.