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From: Flaxseed modulates inflammatory and oxidative stress biomarkers in cystic fibrosis: a pilot study

Figure 9

Effect of FS on Levels of Plasma Pro-Inflammatory Interleukin-1β. Levels of pro-inflammatory cytokine IL-1β involved were determined from plasma samples collected during and after FS supplementation at week 0, 1, 2, 4, and 8. Values are reported as pg per ml of plasma. Panel A displays comparison between healthy controls (n = 5) and all cystic fibrosis patients (n = 10). Panel B displays comparison between healthy controls (n = 5), cystic fibrosis patients with low lignans (n = 6), and cystic fibrosis patients with high lignans (n = 4). * signifies p < 0.05 for comparison between any time point in each respective cohort versus baseline (pre-FS).

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