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Figure 8 | Respiratory Research

Figure 8

From: Long acting β2-agonist and corticosteroid restore airway glandular cell function altered by bacterial supernatant

Figure 8

Analysis of IL-8, IL-6 and TNFα protein secretion by ELISA. A 1 h incubation with 2% S. aureus supernatant significantly (**, p < 0.01) increased IL-8, IL-6 and TNFα secretion when compared to control condition (A, B and C, respectively). When incubation with 2% S. aureus supernatant for 1 h was followed by incubation with Sal/FP for 4 h, S. aureus supernatant-induced IL-8 (A) and TNFα (B) secretion was significantly (**, p < 0.01, *, p < 0.05, respectively) decreased while Sal/FP had no effect on S. aureus supernatant-induced IL-6 secretion (C). Data represent the mean ± SEM of 8 (A and B) or 6 (C) independent experiments performed in triplicate.

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