Journal of Immunology Research / 2012 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Enhanced HMGB1 Expression May Contribute to Th17 Cells Activation in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Table 3

Correlations of HMGB1, IL-23, IL-17, and clinical index in the serum of active RA patients.

HMGB1 (pg/mL)IL-23 (pg/mL)IL-17 (pg/mL)
rPr PrP

Age0.1220.4100.0650.6600.0070.965
CRP (mg/dL)0.8940.000#0.4050.004#0.4540.001#
ESC (mm/h)0.8170.000#0.3280.02*0.3710.009#
RF (IU/mL)0.7070.000#0.3250.024*0.3700.010#

* P  <  0.05, #P  <  0.01 compared with healthy control.

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