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Table 1 Sieving coefficients of large pore membranes and conventional pore membranes

From: Hemofiltration, adsorption, sieving and the challenge of sepsis therapy design

   Cytokine
Membrane Operating characteristics IL-8 (MW = 8 kDa) TNFα (MW = 17 kDa) IL-1 (MW = 17 kDa) IL-10 (MW = 17 kDa) IL-6 (MW = 26 kDa) Albumin (MW = 69 kDa)
100 kDa polyamide [20] 1 l/h 0.31 0.27 0.81 0. 56 0.73 0.06
  6 l/h 0.19 0.09 0.75 0. 56 0.32 0.0
Polyamide* [21] Variable 0.25 0 0.18   0  
Polysulfone* [22]   0.12 0.22 0.42 0 0.04  
AN69** [23]   0.08 0.16 0.22 0 0.18  
  1. TNFα, tumor necrosis factor alpha; MW, molecular weight. Mean molecular weight cut-off (MWCO) of 30 kDa is shown in the table by the sign * and the MWCO of 50 kDa is shown in the table by the sign **.