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Chemoattraction of macrophages by secretory molecules derived from cells expressing the signal peptide of eosinophil cationic protein

Yu-Shu Liu1, Pei-Wen Tsai4, Yong Wang5, Tan-chi Fan6, Chia-Hung Hsieh2, Margaret Dah-Tsyr Chang47, Tun-Wen Pai8, Chien-Fu Huang9, Chung-Yu Lan4 and Hao-Teng Chang123*

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1 Graduate Institute of Molecular Systems Biomedicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

2 Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Science, College of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan

3 China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

4 Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

5 Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

6 Genomic Research Center, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

7 Department of Medical Science, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

8 Department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Taiwan Ocean University, Keelung, Taiwan

9 Department of Biological Science and Technology, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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BMC Systems Biology 2012, 6:105  doi:10.1186/1752-0509-6-105

Published: 20 August 2012

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Figure S1. The mRNA and protein levels of STAT1 and STAT2 were upregulated by ECPsp. The protein levels of STAT1 (A) and STAT2 (B), and the mRNA levels of STAT1 (C) and STAT2 (D) were analyzed using Western blotting and semi-quantitative RT-PCR, respectively. (**, p < 0.01; * p< 0.05). (DOCX 599 kb)

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