Table 1

Cytokine protein per total protein (ng/mg) on day 0 of antigen-induced arthritis in rats

Cytokine

Synovial membrane

Inguinal lymph node

Spleen


IL-1β

338.60 (90.78)

9.81 (2.61)

0.983 (0.117)

IL-6

20.26 (5.77)

0.10 (0.03)

0.015 (0.006)

TNF-α

80.46 (15.48)

0.71 (0.19)

0.041 (0.004)

IL-2

n.d.

1.73 (0.54)

0.054 (0.012)

IFN-γ

43.11 (9.83)

0.74 (0.21)

0.028 (0.004)

IL-4

2.47 (0.62)

0.02 (0.01)

0.007 (0.001)

IL-10

11.51 (3.49)

0.56 (0.11)

0.011 (0.001)


Values are means (standard error of the mean). n.d., not determined.

Pohlers et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2005 7:R445-R457   doi:10.1186/ar1689

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