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Table 3 Flow cytometry analysis of dendritic cells. DCs surface markers expression after stimulation with different inducers including BSEO

From: Evaluation of immunomodulatory effects of Boswellia sacra essential oil on T-cells and dendritic cells

Cell surface markers (%) Negative control 0.1%DMSO Stimulation inducers
Positive control LPS BSEO 5 μg/mL BSEO 10 μg/mL VIT- D3
CD14 2.0 ± 0.3 1.7 ± 0.4 2.7 ± 0.4 3.6 ± 0.3 92.7 ± 10.7
CD11c 94.7 ± 1.8 95.7 ± 0.2 95.0 ± 2.7 96.1 ± 0.7 94.8 ± 0.5
HLA-DR 96.0 ± 2.1 98.8 ± 0.3 89.4 ± 15.5 91.0 ± 14.2 92.7 ± 0.5
CD83 4.49 ± 0.5 82.4 ± 1.2 4.6 ± 0.9*** 4.5 ± 2.3*** 4.4 ± 2***
CD80 49.1 ± 7.3 97.0 ± 3.3 54.5 ± 7.5*** 54.8 ± 11.9** 55.2 ± 10.4**
CD86 25.8 ± 23.7 97.1 ± 2.1 24.3 ± 15.0*** 57.9 ± 13.4*** 22.7 ± 21.3
CCR7 38.5 ± 19.9 73.1 ± 1.9 73.4 ± 19.4* 45.4 ± 16.4* 46 ± 16.2*
  1. Data presented as mean percentages (%) of markers expression of dendritic cells obtained from three different individuals ± SD. Note: (*) Referred to significant difference when compared to the positive control, where *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, and ***P < 0.001