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Table 3 Cytokine production in direct contact coculture system 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 = 6) GC (peripheral) (n = 17) GC (tumor-infiltrating) (n = 17)
− Pam3Csk4 + Pam3Csk4 − Pam3Csk4 + Pam3Csk4 − Pam3Csk4 + Pam3Csk4
IFN-γ 1722 ± 582.7 1810 ± 430.8 1182 ± 297.2# 1019 ± 381.1 971.6 ± 101.8 # 1001 ± 342.6
TNF-α 553.1 ± 174.5 549.7 ± 161.9 391.4 ± 87.14# 378.0 ± 92.44 360.5 ± 77.25# 371.2 ± 82.41
IL-2 221.8 ± 51.04 241.2 ± 48.16 168.4 ± 32.45# 157.9 ± 47.79 178.0 ± 45.18# 172.9 ± 34.50
IL-6 109.2 ± 23.48 105.4 ± 38.02 71.03 ± 16.46# 77.10 ± 19.24 71.42 ± 17.98# 67.14 ± 10.57
IL-8 358.0 ± 100.2 335.1 ± 109.4 234.4 ± 87.01# 221.9 ± 57.02 228.1 ± 71.03# 231.4 ± 66.02
  1. #P < 0.05 compared with NC