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Table 2 Lung homogenate cytokine levels

From: Exacerbation of allergic inflammation in mice exposed to diesel exhaust particles prior to viral infection

  IL-10 IL-1α MCP-1 RANTES
Sal/Sal 0.59 ± 0.15
(n = 11)
1.57 ± 0.26
(n = 11)
6.83 ± 1.41
(n = 11)
9.84 ± 1.80
(n = 11)
DEP/Sal 0.72 ± 0.09
(n = 8)
2.57 ± 0.60
(n = 8)
8.64 ± 1.71
(n = 8)
8.44 ± 1.86
(n = 8)
Sal/Flu 0.66 ± 0.11
(n = 10)
2.46 ± 0.37
(n = 11)
8.80 ± 1.99
(n = 11)
8.83 ± 1.25
(n = 11)
DEP/Flu 0.73 ± 0.12
(n = 10)
3.99 ± 0.96*
(n = 9)
9.08 ± 1.58
(n = 10)
10.70 ± 1.42
(n = 9)
  1. Cytokine levels in whole lung homogenates. Whole lung homogenates were analyzed for IL-10, IL-1α, MCP-1, and RANTES. Cytokines levels were normalized to lung tissue weight and expressed as pg/ml/mg tissue. *significantly different from Sal/Sal control; p < 0.05