Journal of Immunology Research / 2021 / Article / Fig 4

Research Article

Dysbiosis of Gut Microbiota Promotes Hepatocellular Carcinoma Progression by Regulating the Immune Response

Figure 4

Evaluation of plasma level of inflammatory markers in patients with HCC progression. (a) The plasma level of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) showed a decreased tendency with HCC progression, which significantly reduced in the terminal group compared with the early group. (b) The plasma level of IL-8 significantly increased in patients with HCC in the terminal group compared with other groups. Each dot represented one sample. Significant difference () was indicated by an asterisk.

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