Table 1

Cytokine analysis of myeloma and normal donors

Bone marrowPeripheral blood
Myeloma (N = 40)Normal (N = 12)Myeloma (N = 40)Normal (N = 12)
IL-6, pg/mL29.6 (2.0-70.2)3.7 (0-20.0)6.5 (4.4-8.0)2.3 (2.0-2.4)
TGF-β, pg/mL59.9 (20.8-80.0)52.6 (39.3-79.9)17.5 (1.7-39.4)16.1 (2.4-35.5)
IL-23, pg/mL246.4 (20.0-650.0)35.9 (28.0-44.0)19.6 (0-30.0)18 (11.0-24.0)
IL-1β, pg/mL29.9 (10.1-69.2)5.8 (0-9.2)4.5 (2.4-6.2)3.5 (0-4.9)
IL-17, pg/mL12.2 (2.2-35.0)5.1 (3.8-8.8)0.4 (0-2.2)0 (0-0)
MIP-1α, pg/mL1059.5 (98.2-4860.0)42.6 (38.4-62.8)14.8 (0-56.2)0 (0-0)