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Table 2 Basal cytokine levels

From: Determination of cytokine protein levels in oral secretions in patients undergoing radiotherapy for head and neck malignancies

  Low dose region High dose region Comparison (high vs low dose
Cytokine Range (pg/mL) Median (pg/mL) Range (pg/mL) Median (pg/mL)  
EGF 198.6-1037.56 346.27 40.53-508.61 86.40 p = 0.0001
IL-4 10.64-160.10 56.45 3.04-32.69 10.42 p = 0.006
IL-6 4.1-293.07 36.46 1.88-143.66 7.44 p = 0.015
IL-8 59.29-7600.26 562.36 12.1-3725.62 174.12 p = 0.032
IL-10 5.47-49.59 21.30 2.5-24.31 3.69 p = 0.0003
MCP-1 81.05-620.61 194.17 9.32-173.55 60.24 p = 0.0004
TNF-α 1.81-22.32 8.54 0.9-10.94 1.73 p = 0.0003
VEGF 89.67-881.10 278.63 34.36-431.91 51.07 p = 0.0003