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Table 2 Endotoxin, MCP-1, ICAM/CD54, and VCAM/CD106 levels.

From: Endotoxin levels correlate positively with a sedentary lifestyle and negatively with highly trained subjects

Subjects Sedentary Highly Trained Athletes
Endotoxin (EU/mL) 2.05 ± 0.82 0.72 ± 0.28*
MCP-1 (pg/mL) 71.73 ± 21.51 65.03 ± 26.19
ICAM/CD54 (μg/mL) 2.35 ± 0.13 2.37 ± 0.19
VCAM/CD106 (μg/mL) 2.48 ± 0.06 2.53 ± 0.07
  1. Results are expressed as mean value ± SD. *Significantly lower than sedentary group.