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Table 3 Cytokines expression in the bronchoalveolar lavage of mice treated with DEP and saline after 90 days of exposure

From: Chronic exposure of diesel exhaust particles induces alveolar enlargement in mice

Cytokines (pg/mL) Saline DEP
IL- 4 6.15 ± 3.70 8.89 ± 2.41
IL-10 476.84 ± 241.95 305.26 ± 200.04
IL-13 408.6 ± 328.02 318.16 ± 241.86
INF-gamma 131.30 (109.46-289.36) 93.22 (84.33-102.25)*
  1. Date are presented as means ± SD or medians (interquartile ranges). IL = Interleukin, INF-γ = Interferon-gamma. * p = 0.03.