Table 2.

Cytokine serum concentrations (pg/mL, means ± SD)

sl/sl (n = 12)sl/+ (n = 34)+/+ (n = 19)
TNF-α12.39 ± 5.04*28.6 ± 23.84*23.31 ± 20.24*
VEGF451.2 ± 35.03454.0 ± 24.13466.8 ± 32.01
IL-1055.1 ± 18.2162.33 ± 23.1557.38 ± 14.26
  • *P values for sl/sl versus sl/+ and +/+, <0.05.