Table 2

Ratios of chemokine to glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase (G3PDH) mRNA expression in the antral mucosa

IL-8GROαENA-78RANTESMCP-1
Values are expressed as mean (SEM).
*Differences are significant between smokers and non-smokers (p <0.05).
ENA-78, epithelial neutrophil activating protein 78; GROα, growth related oncogene α; IL-8, interleukin 8; MCP-1, monocyte chemotactic protein 1; RANTES, regulated on activation normal T cell expressed and secreted.
Smoker1.15 (0.16)1.45 (0.12)*1.07 (0.12)*0.48 (0.12)0.74 (0.15)
Non-smoker1.00 (0.15)1.05 (0.14)0.62 (0.17)0.44 (0.08)0.71 (0.10)
Drinker1.08 (0.16)1.23 (0.13)0.79 (0.14)0.44 (0.13)0.67 (0.18)
Non-drinker1.07 (0.14)1.27 (0.12)0.87 (0.18)0.47 (0.08)0.55 (0.10)