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Table 4 Cytokine production in indirect 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 809.2 ± 113.4 880.4 ± 155.3 537.4 ± 100.3# 507.9 ± 90.67 521.7 ± 138.4 # 568.8 ± 99.35
TNF-α 110.3 ± 34.40 102.0 ± 37.79 80.09 ± 11.48# 85.75 ± 10.75 78.88 ± 19.55# 79.89 ± 16.74
IL-2 122.4 ± 38.41 114.1 ± 19.90 93.48 ± 24.61# 89.49 ± 21.78 98.90 ± 29.66# 97.82 ± 28.72
IL-6 87.90 ± 32.24 91.03 ± 26.33 69.37 ± 9.38# 71.81 ± 18.29 66.75 ± 19.22# 64.72 ± 18.39
IL-8 271.96 ± 86.43 272.8 ± 74.72 141.75 ± 28.57# 147.11 ± 23.97 146.1 ± 33.22# 148.0 ± 30.27
  1. #P < 0.05 compared with NC