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Table 1 Concentrations of the cells and molecules evaluated in whole blood, both platelet rich gel (PRG) supernatants and synovial fluida

From: Effects over time of two platelet gel supernatants on growth factor, cytokine and hyaluronan concentrations in normal synovial membrane explants challenged with lipopolysaccharide

  Fluid
Variable Whole blood L-PRG P-PRG Synovial fluid
Platelet ×103/μL 124.7 ± 3.1 311.6 ± 20.4b 99.4 ± 4.3c ND
WBC ×103/μL 8.4 ± 3.6 34.2 ± 3.7b 0.13 ± 0.03c ND
RBC ×106//μL 6.31 ± 0.3 1.6 ± 0.4b 0.02 ± 0.01c ND
TGF-β1 (pg/mL) ND 1669.2 ± 313.2 1369.2 ± 21.4 1413.8 ± 4.8
PDGF-BB (pg/mL) ND 3069. 9 ± 1261.6 383.8 ± 80.9b 60.5 ± 0.9b
TNF-α (pg/mL) ND 60 ± 0.5b,c 59 ± 1.4b 66.7 ± 3.3c
IL-4 (pg/mL) ND 75.7 ± 9.3b 61.1 ± 1.52b 101.8 ± 33.7c
IL-1ra (pg/mL) ND 160.4 ± 68.0 58.7 ± 3.1b 77.8 ± 10.7
Hyaluronic acid (ng/mL) ND 6.9 ± 2.9 2.3 ± 1.08 53017.6 ± 12140b
  1. a Data are presented as means (m.s.e).b-c Lowercase letters denote significant differences (p < 0.01) between groups in the same row by Tukey test. ND: no determined
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