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Table 2 Inflammatory cytokines in lungs of rats after surgery (mean ± SD, n = 5)

From: Transplantation of adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells attenuates pulmonary fibrosis of silicosis via anti-inflammatory and anti-apoptosis effects in rats

Group TNF-α (pg/ml) IL-1β (pg/ml) IL-6 (pg/ml) IL-10 (pg/ml)
Control group 31.95 ± 8.06 443.18 ± 376.22 153.00 ± 106.11 165.63 ± 32.09
Exposure group 108.44 ± 16.90a 1355.97 ± 397.43a 521.30 ± 193.05a 334.45 ± 77.70a
Vehicle group 108.41 ± 15.10a 1600.92 ± 234.88a 569.65 ± 126.07a 389.74 ± 53.36a
Treatment group 43.07 ± 8.33b,c 1018.24 ± 102.88a,c 164.81 ± 51.66b,c 180.81 ± 38.44b,c
  1. IL interleukin, TNF tumor necrosis factor
  2. ap < 0.05, vs control group
  3. bp < 0.05, vs exposure group
  4. cp < 0.05, vs vehicle group