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Table 3 Median and first to third quartile of all mRNA expression levels for free-ranging porpoises, porpoises in rehabilitation and in human care (normalised number of copies)

From: Evaluation of immune and stress status in harbour porpoises (Phocoena phocoena): can hormones and mRNA expression levels serve as indicators to assess stress?

  Free-ranging Rehabilitation Human care
  n median 1. - 3. quartile n median 1. - 3. quartile n median 1. - 3. quartile
HSP70 14 0.60 0.19–1.05 33 0.29 0.19–0.54 19 0.66 0.37–0.95
HP 15 4.66 3.9–7.76 33 4.28 3.4–6.39 19 5.37 3.9–7.2
TNFα 15 0.17 0.14–0.47 32 0.396 0.19–0.83 18 0.42 0.27–0.53
CRP 13 0.005 0.001–0.013 26 0.026 0.005–0.049 19 0.01 0.003–0.011
IL-10 15 0.011 0.01–0.022 26 0.0095 0.005–0.012 13 0.006 0.003–0.009
  1. n = number of samples.