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Table 2 IFN-γ, IL-4, IFN-γ/IL-4 and IgE values in sensitized group treated with three different concentrations of O. basilicum (S + OB)

From: Immunomodulatory and anti-inflammatory effects of hydro-ethanolic extract of Ocimum basilicum leaves and its effect on lung pathological changes in an ovalbumin-induced rat model of asthma

GroupsIFN-γ (pg/ml)IL-4 (pg/ml)IFN-γ/IL-4IgE (ng/ml)
S + OB 0.75 mg/ml1.99 ± 0.154.99 ± 0.040.40 ± 0.0343.66 ± 0.56
S + OB 1.50 mg/ml2.39 ± 0.03 +4.55 ± 0.03 +++0.53 ± 0.01 ++19.49 ± 0.74 +++
S + OB 3.00 mg/ml2.75 ± 0.03 +++ #4.27 ± 0.04 +++ ##0.64 ± 0.01 +++ ##13.70 ± 0.11 +++ ###
  1. +: p < 0.05, ++: p < 0.01, +++: p < 0.001, comparison with S + OB 0.75 group. #: p < 0.05, ##: p < 0.01, ###: p < 0.001, comparison between S + OB 3.00 and S + OB 1.50 groups. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM. One-way analysis of variance (ANOVA) with Tukey-Kramer’s post-test was used for statistical comparisons, (in each group, n = 8)