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Table 2 Effects of faecal microbial capsules on cytokine levels in the colon tissue of piglets

From: Capsulized faecal microbiota transplantation ameliorates post-weaning diarrhoea by modulating the gut microbiota in piglets

Items (pg/mL) FMT treatment SEM P value
CON FMT
IL-1β 13.21 12.52 0.524 0.521
IL-4 21.61a 25.61b 0.702 < 0.01
IL-6 304.78 289.71 7.556 0.328
IL-8 152.69 160.77 2.994 0.182
IL-10 64.46a 72.56b 1.673 0.012
IL-13 26.44 27.97 0.609 0.215
TNF-α 288.76b 192.03a 18.564 < 0.01
IFN-α 33.35b 30.35a 0.763 0.047
  1. n = 14. CON: control group, FMT: faecal microbial transplantation group.
  2. a,b In the same row, values with different letter superscripts mean significant difference.