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Fig. 5 | BMC Gastroenterology

Fig. 5

From: Effect of administration of a probiotic preparation on gut microbiota and immune response in healthy women in India: an open-label, single-arm pilot study

Fig. 5

Estimation of levels of cytokines (pg/ml): IL-10 (a), IL-6 (b) and TNF (c), predominantly produced by monocytes on LPS stimulation of whole blood in culture supernatant of healthy women (n = 14). The estimation was done at three time-points; baseline, 4-weeks of probiotic administration and 4-weeks after discontinuation of probiotics by BD Cytometric Bead Array (Mann-Whitney U test)

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