Table 1. Cytokine levels in lung homogenates
Mean cytokine level (pg/g of tissue) ± SEM at
Cytokine 0 h 24 h 48 h 72 h
IL-12p70 52 ± 5 47 ± 5 137 ± 34 170 ± 23
TNF 31 ± 3 46 ± 7 1031 ± 251 1474 ± 174
IFN-γ ND 57 ± 30 3715 ± 977 2871 ± 462
MCP-1 246 ± 28 128 ± 15 1099 ± 350 22,056 ± 10,939
IL-10 ND ND ND 1 ± 1
IL-6 40 ± 11 505 ± 293 21,484 ± 5786 126,132 ± 7015
  • ND, not detected.