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Table 5 Effects of dietary treatment1 on cytokine expression in tissues of piglets at different time points

From: Fermented rye with Agaricus subrufescens and mannan-rich hydrolysate based feed additive to modulate post-weaning piglet immune response

Day Tissue IFN-α IFN-γ IL-1α IL-1β IL-6 IL-8 IL-10 IL-12α IL-12 β TNF-α TGF-β
15 Jejunum    < *  < *  < ^  < ^    < *     < ^  
  Ileum            
  Colon         < ^    < ^   
  PBMC  > *    > *  > ^  > *  > ^  > *  > *  > *  > ^  > *
30 Jejunum  > ^            < ^
  Ileum         < ^     
  Colon         > *    > ^   
  PBMC             > ^
45 Jejunum    < *  < *      < *     
  Ileum        > *      
  Colon    < ^       < *    < ^   
  PBMC      < *        
  1. (*) Significant (P < 0.05) and (^) tendency (P < 0.1) upregulation ( >) or downregulation ( <) of cytokine mRNA levels of FS compared to control
  2. 1Dietary treatment = additional Fysal Solute (FS) at 2 kg/ton