Table 2

Concentration of growth factors in plasma, supernatants of PC portions at 3 and 12 hours
Activating substance Variable Blood component
Plasma PC-A (3 h) PC-A (12 h) PC-B (3 h) PC-B (12 h)
Calcium gluconate TGF-β1 (ng/mL) 7.99 (1.59) a 23.97 (2.03) b 24.79 (2.22) b 26.03 (2.23) b 25.70 (2.43) b
PDGF-BB (pg/mL) 365.89 (91.02) a 1571.56 (204.5) b 1420.32 (139.4) b 1552.23 (188.1) b 1400.75 (131.5) b
Total protein (mg/mL) 52.93 (1.15) a 44.88 (0.93) b 46.70 (1.36) b 46.21 (1.54) b 46.67 (1.71) b
TGF-β1 (ng/mg of TP) 0.15 (0.03) a 0.53 (0.04) b 0.53 (0.05) b 0.57 (0.05) b 0.56 (0.52) b
PDGF-BB (pg/mg of TP) 6.91 (1.82) a 35.02 (4.12) b 30.41 (2.50) b 33.59 (3.66) b 30.01 (3.08) b
Bovine thrombin TGF-β1 (ng/mL) 7.99 (1.59) a 23.98 (2.43) b 28.22 (2.59) b 30.56 (4.47) b 35.74 (4.18) b
PDGF-BB (pg/mL) 365.89 (91.02) a 1681.15 (188.3) b 1687.40 (138.8) b 1847.15 (208.3) b 1683.16 (122.7) b
Total protein (mg/mL) 52.93 (1.15) a 42.29 (1.37) b 45.05 (2.25) b 43.20 (2.35) b 44.92 (2.15) b
TGF-β1 (ng/mg of TP) 0.15 (0.03) a 0.57 (0.06) b 0.65 (0.07) b 0.69 (0.08) b 0.79 (0.09) b
PDGF-BB (pg/mg of TP) 6.91 (1.82) a 39.75 (4.38) b 37.45 (3.49) b 42.77 (5.29) b 37.47 (3.11) b

TGF-β1= transforming growth factor beta 1, PDGF-BB= platelet-derived growth factor type BB. Data presented as means (standard error). Different letters denote statistically significant differences between rows (Plasma vs. PCs) by SNK test (P<0.05).

Silva et al.

Silva et al. BMC Veterinary Research 2012 8:212   doi:10.1186/1746-6148-8-212

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