Table II.

Effect of IFN-α on skin-derived DC migrationa

ProtocolTime (DC × 103)
24 h48 h
X-Vivo 20, no IFN-α7 ± 213 ± 4
X-Vivo 20+ IFN-α44 ± 241 ± 1
  • a Cumulative numbers of skin-derived DC identified by morphology after 24 and 48 h in serum-free medium (X-Vivo 20) with or without IFN-α (3000 U/ml). Shown are the medium ± SE (n = 5). Method is described in Materials and Methods.