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Table 2 Cytokine production by CD8+ T cells in response to TLR2 activation (pg/ml)

From: Activation of Toll-like receptor 2 enhances peripheral and tumor-infiltrating CD8+ T cell cytotoxicity in patients with gastric cancer

  NC (peripheral) (n = 9) GC (peripheral) (n = 11) GC (tumor-infiltrating) (n = 11)
− Pam3Csk4 + Pam3Csk4 − Pam3Csk4 + Pam3Csk4 − Pam3Csk4 + Pam3Csk4
IFN-γ 782.2 [243.1, 1107] 778.9 [256.1, 997.0] 621.7 [334.6, 1008]# 597.3 [287.1, 1109] 572.9 [231.8, 983.1]# 596.1 [229.8, 963.0]
TNF-α 97.14 ± 28.08 98.91 ± 10.95 76.64 ± 20.35# 71.90 ± 17.63 66.08 ± 18.24# 70.19 ± 23.73
IL-2 108.2 ± 31.39 117.0 ± 39.27 87.09 ± 21.22# 90.83 ± 14.93 88.18 ± 10.31# 89.07 ± 19.52
IL-6 57.05 ± 13.42 55.19 ± 14.27 39.21 ± 10.98# 34.16 ± 9.08 40.13 ± 14.24# 45.29 ± 7.93
IL-8 229.4 ± 78.15 241.4 ± 67.63 164.7 ± 40.42# 171.3 ± 51.84 170.8 ± 48.33# 166.0 ± 45.72
  1. # P < 0.01 compared with NC