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Table 3 quantitative mRNA detection (qRT-PCR) of IL-1, IL-6, iNOS and cox-2 using the TaqMan system. Negative values most likely represent technical difficulties in isolating mRNA of the tissue.

From: An experimental animal model of aseptic loosening of hip prostheses in sheep to study early biochemical changes at the interface membrane

Expression GAPDH IL-1 IL-6 iNOS PGE2
Stable 2 months 32.5 0 36 0 0
Cement mantle defect 2 months 27 0 40 32 35
Stable 8.5 months 33 0 0 40 0
Cement mantle defect 8.5 months 29 33 35 35 0