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Table 2 Correlation coefficients (r) obtained from the linear regressions between GM-CSF secretion and the mass of each chemical species within the different size fractions for isomass exposures (1 μg/cm2 and 10 μg/cm2).

From: Size-partitioning of an urban aerosol to identify particle determinants involved in the proinflammatory response induced in airway epithelial cells

  EC OC WIOM WSOM NO 3 - NH 4 + nssSO 4 2- Sea Salt Dust
UF 0,654 0,628 0,626 0,470 0,587 0,078 0,242 0,308 0,312
F 0,573 0,710 0,626 0,611 0,352 0,247 0,236 0,679 0,530
I 0,696 0,659 0,676 0,620 0,485 0,546 0,816 0,168 0,692
C 0,152 0,105 0,192 0,184 0,301 -0,021 0,281 0,434 0,501
Total 0,618 0,505 0,412 0,631 0,069 0,282 0,350 -0,163 -0,163
  1. n = 14 for each size fraction