Table 1

Effect of IL-1β stimulation on adhesion molecule expression and cytokine production of human lung fibroblasts

Activation parameterUnstimulatedIL-1β stimulated
Optical density (OD) and concentrations are represented as median (interquartile range) values. *p<0.05 compared with unstimulated human lung fibroblasts.
ICAM-1 (OD490 nm)0.264 (0.168–0.404)2.461 (2.301–2.604)*
VCAM-1 (OD490 nm)0.621 (0.398–0.664)1.222 (0.896–1.460)*
GM-CSF (pg/ml)10 (8–12)1470 (1293–1766)*
IL-8 (ng/ml)0.2 (0.2–0.4)74 (60–79)*