International Journal of Rheumatology / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Changes of CD4+ CD25+ Regulatory T Cells, FoxP3 in Adjuvant Arthritis Rats with Damage of Pulmonary Function and Effects of Tripterygium Glycosides Tablet

Table 2

Comparisons of regulatory T cells, cytokines, and Foxp3 in rats ( ).

IndexGroup
CaseNCMCMTXTPT

CD4+CD25+Treg (%)108.64 ± 1.885.78 ± 0.85b5.92 ± 1.36a7.96 ± 2.31ce

Cytokine in serum
TNF-α (pg/mL)1032.1 ± 7.4080.5 ± 10.7b59.8 ± 20.3bc53.2 ± 19.7bd
IL-10 (pg/mL)10106.6 ± 14.751.5 ± 20.1b74.2 ± 23.6bc90.2 ± 21.8de
ET-1 (pg/mL)1019.0 ± 8.1148.3 ± 16.8b32.2 ± 10.7bc30.8 ± 12.6ac

Cytokine in lung tissue
ET-1 (pg/mL)108.03 ± 5.7627.2 ± 15.7a20.2 ± 11.9a11.7 ± 9.33cf

Note: compared with NC group. a , b ; compared with MC group. c , d ; compared with MTX group, e , f .