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Table 3 The cytokine expressions on the 8th week of young and adult mice with persistent and lost H. pylori colonization and naïve control mice.

From: Persistent H. pylori colonization in early acquisition age of mice related with higher gastric sialylated Lewis x, IL-10, but lower interferon-γ expressions

   Young mice Adult mice
Variables (%) Persistent colonization
(n = 5)
Lost colonization
(n = 4)
Control
(n = 10)
P value Persistent colonization
(n = 10)
Control
(n = 10)
P value
IL-6* Matrix 100 80 50 NS 80 30 NS
  Lymphocyte 25 60 50 NS 70 70 NS
  Fibrocyte 100 80 70 NS 50 100 0.03
  Neutrophil 0 20 50 NS 20 70 NS
TNF-α * Matrix 100 100 20 NS 100 60 NS
  Lymphocyte 100 80 60 NS 90 90 NS
  Fibrocyte 100 100 70 NS 100 80 NS
  Neutrophil 25 20 60 NS 10 40 NS
IL-1β Epithelium ≥ 2 100 80 70 NS 100 80 NS
  Matrix 75 40 30 NS 100 80 NS
  Lymphocyte 50 60 0 NS 50 60 NS
  Fibrocyte 100 60 20 NS 100 100 NS
  Neutrophil 0 0 20 NS 0 10 NS
IFN-γ Epithelium ≥ 2 0 80 20 0.048 30 0 NS
  Matrix 75 100 40 NS 80 40 NS
  Lymphocyte 75 60 40 NS 30 50 NS
  Fibrocyte 75 100 50 NS 30 100 0.003
  Neutrophil 0 0 40 NS 20 0 NS
IL-10* Matrix 100 20 70 0.048 80 40 NS
  Lymphocyte 100 20 70 0.048 40 50 NS
  Fibrocyte 100 60 70 NS 20 100 NS
  Neutrophil 50 0 10 NS 0 10 NS
  1. : the significance was compared between young mice with persistent and lost colonization. *indicated on this parameter, the epithelium is rather weak for such cytokine on immunohistochemistry staining.