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Table 5 Levels of significant cytokines (pg/mL, mean ± SD) in the aqueous humor among the 3 groups

From: Aqueous humor cytokine levels through microarray analysis and a sub-analysis based on optical coherence tomography in wet age-related macular degeneration patients

  Control (n = 10) Type 1 (n = 8) Type 2 (n = 5)
IFN-γ 317.3 ± 114.59 247.3 ± 46.7 621.9 ± 542.5
p value versus controls 0.460 0.129
p value versus type 1 0.006
MCP-1 540.3 ± 261.01 1003.5 ± 209.2 849.4 ± 317.3
p value versus controls 0.001 0.040
p value versus type 1 0.284
MIP-1α 263.3 ± 226.85 842.1 ± 573.8 380.4 ± 166.0
p value versus controls 0.021 0.206
p value versus type 1 0.065
MIP-1β 11.4 ± 10.1 37.2 ± 29.5 26.3 ± 20.1
p value versus controls 0.012 0.129
p value versus type 1 0.724
TNFα 1140.8 ± 377.42 836.4 ± 231.6 1788.4 ± 1279.4
p value versus controls 0.274 0.440
p value versus type 1 0.019
VEGF 106.3 ± 30.41 168.8 ± 60.3 350.0 ± 278.4
p value versus controls 0.083 0.040
p value versus type 1 0.354
  1. VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor
  2. *Mann-Whitney U test