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Table 3 Summary of the major observations from the present study

From: Profiles of cytokines secreted by isolated human endometrial cells under the influence of chorionic gonadotropin during the window of embryo implantation

(Description) Group Concentration level of secretion (pg in μg protein) in basal condition Name of cytokines showing differential1secretion following administration of hCG
Group 1 ≤1 CCL2 (+), TRAIL (+)
(Endometrial epithelial cells) >1-10 CCL5 (+), CCL7 (-), CXCL12 (-), HGF (-), IL-12p40 (-), LIF (+), MCSF (-)
>10-100 CCL4 (+), CXCL1 (-), MIF (+), SCGF (-)
>100 IL-6 (+)
Group 2 ≤1 IL1b (+), IL-16 (-), IL17 (+)
(Endometrial stromal cells)   CCL4 (+), FGF2 (+), IFNG (+), IL-6 (-), VEGF (+)
>1-10 GMCSF (+), MIF (-)
>10-100 None
>100
Group 3 ≤1 CCL3 (+), CXCL10 (+), IL-1b (+), IL-12p70 (+), IL-13 (+), IL-16 (-), LIF (+), PDGFbb (+), TNF (+), TRAIL (-)
(Endometrial mixed cells) >1-10 CCL4 (+), CCL5 (+), CXCL9 (-), FGF2 (+), GMCSF (+), HGF (-), IFNG (+), MCSF (-)
>10-100 GCSF (+), IL-8 (-), MIF (-), VEGF (+)
>100 IL-6 (-)
  1. (+), up-regulated. (-), down-regulated.
  2. The cytokines, chemokines and growth factors which were regulated in cell culture group specific manner are shown in bold.
  3. 1≥ 1.5-fold at P < 0.05.