Table III.

Production of pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines in nonsmokers’ and smokers’ monocytes

Cytokines (pg/ml)Nonsmokers (n = 3)Smokers (n = 3)
MediumLPSPam3CysMediumLPSPam3Cys
IL-81,356.4 ± 115.835,591.3 ± 3,318.846,395.4 ± 2,121.73,179.0 ± 2,559.238,687.3 ± 8,189.540,719.4 ± 1,325.7
RANTES72.1 ± 53.1318.5 ± 61.9120.2 ± 38.883.9 ± 55.9296.2 ± 32.9128.1 ± 12.0
IL-1014.5 ± 9.6187.0 ± 43.289.2 ± 11.53.0 ± 1.5146.8 ± 33.165.5 ± 21.5
IL-1RA940.7 ± 249.22,812.3 ± 476.32,816.0 ± 420.4925.6 ± 391.62,457.9 ± 573.92,450.9 ± 234.3