TABLE 3.

S. aureus MN8 protease degradation of purified MIP-3α and IL-8

Chemokine (500 pg/ml)Incubation time (h) with S. aureus supernate% of chemokine remaininga
MIP-3α0100
181
340
67
IL-80100
1100
389
672
  • a Results are representative of duplicate samples.