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Table 2 Adipo/cytokine levels in secretome samples

From: Adipo/cytokines in atherosclerotic secretomes: increased visfatin levels in unstable carotid plaque

  Unstable carotid atherosclerotic plaque group Coronary patients with non-atherosclerotic mammary artery
(n = 18) (n = 13)
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Visfatin (ng/μg total protein) 0.100 ± 0.017 0.046 ± 0.012a
Adiponectin (μg/μg total protein) 0.311 ± 0.039 0.369 ± 0.096
IL-6 (pg/μg total protein) 0.048 ± 0.012 0.039 ± 0.008
Lipocalin-2 (ng/μg total protein) 0.009 ± 0.002 0.008 ± 0.001
Resistin (ng/μg total protein) 0.001 ± 0.001 0.001 ± 0.001
TNFR2 (ng/μg total protein) 0.007 ± 0.002 0.005 ± 0.001
  1. IL-6 interleukin 6, TNFR2 tumor necrosis factor receptor 2. Data are expressed as mean ± SD. p <0.05 are considered statistically significant. arefer to the statistically significant differences between unstable carotid atherosclerotic plaque and non-atherosclerotic mammary artery group