Table 2: Levels of various clinical factors in blood serum of study subjects.

Asym/stableAsym/unstableSym/stableSym/unstable value**
of 110 of 110 of 110 of 110

MMP-1 [ng/μL] 0.047
MMP-2 [ng/μL] 0.672
MMP-3 [ng/μL] 0.279
MMP-7 [ng/μL] 0.005
MMP-8 [ng/μL] 0.212
MMP-9 [ng/μL] 0.028
TIMP-1 [ng/μL] 0.044
TIMP-2 [ng/μL] 0.552

TNF-α [pg/μL] 0.134
IL-1 [pg/μL] 0.523
IL-6 [pg/μL] 0.397
IL-8 [pg/μL] 0.482
IL-10 [pg/μL] 0.234
IL-12 [pg/μL] 0.683

hsCRP [mg/dL] 0.060
Fibrinogen [mg/dL] 0.790
Leukocytes [mg/dL] 0.334

**One-way ANOVA (analysis of variance) was used.