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Table 8 Immune Function significant effects exist and significant post hoc comparisons.

From: A forced titration study of the antioxidant and immunomodulatory effects of Ambrotose AO supplement

Secondary Outcome Measure Effect   Mean SE Pairwise p value
Mature B Cell Number Smoker No 0.25 0.03   0.028
   Yes 0.35 0.04   
Natural Killer Cell Number Smoker No 0.20 0.02   0.003
   Yes 0.27 0.02   
Phagocytosis of Granulocytes Dose Baseline 45.01 1.43 base vs 8 0.002
   1 43.70 2.17 1 vs 8 0.038
   2 50.68 2.89 2 vs 4 0.010
   4 42.81 1.65 4 vs 8 0.000
   8 50.49 1.58   
  Gender Male 43.70 2.18   0.038
   Female 49.37 1.73   
Phagocytosis of Granulocytes Dose Baseline 45.01 1.44 base vs 8 0.001
   (4 capsule dose excluded)   1 43.96 2.19 1 vs 8 0.026
   2 50.36 2.92   
   8 50.47 1.54   
  Gender Male 44.64 2.23   0.035
   Female 50.27 1.78   
Phagocytosis of Monocytes Dose Baseline 34.37 0.89 2 vs 4 0.003
   1 33.24 1.38   
   2 35.76 1.83   
   4 32.01 1.27   
   8 32.70 1.41   
  Gender Male 31.43 1.29   0.007
   Female 35.80 1.02   
Phagocytosis of Monocytes Gender Male 32.03 1.39   0.022
   (4 capsule dose excluded)   Female 35.93 1.09   
Natural Killer Cell Cytotoxicity Gender Male 19.41 1.70   0.04
   Female 14.77 1.28   
Cox 2. Dose Baseline 80.42 1.06 base vs 1 0.047
   1 83.77 0.79   
   2 81.99 0.73   
   4 81.69 1.07   
   8 81.80 1.26