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Table 2 Concentration of transforming growth factor beta 1 in plasma and supernatants of platelet concentrates (PC). Data presented as mean (standard error)

From: Comparison of the effect of calcium gluconate and batroxobin on the release of transforming growth factor beta 1 in canine platelet concentrates

Activating substance Variable Blood component
   Plasma PC-A PC-B
Calcium Gluconate TGF-β1 (ng/mL) 13.7 (2.88) a 45.8 (5.43) b 30.5 (3.11) c
TP (mg/mL) 62.0 (0.96) a 62.3 (0.79) a 62.6 (1.06) a
TGF-β1 (ng/mg of TP) 0.22 (0.05) a 0.73 (0.09) b 0.49 (0.05) c
Batroxobin plus calcium gluconate TGF-β1 (ng/mL) 13.7 (2.88) a 44.9 (5.65) b 30.9 (3.20) c
  TP (mg/mL) 62.0 (0.96) a 63.1 (1.25) a 64.7 (1.65) a
  TGF-β1 (ng/mg of TP) 0.22 (0.05) a 0.72 (0.09) b 0.48 (0.05) c
  1. Statistically significant differences by SNK test. a,b,c Different letters represent significant (P < 0.01).