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Table 1 Some important inflammatory mediators released by vascular endothelial cells

From: Vascular involvement in rheumatic diseases: 'vascular rheumatology'

Cytokines Interleukin-1
  Interleukin-6
Chemokines Interleukin-8/CXCL8
  Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1/CCL2
  Growth-regulated oncogene-alpha/CXCL1
Growth factors Endothelial cell-derived growth factor
  Transforming growth factor-beta
Colony-stimulating factors Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor
  Granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor
Others Platelet-activating factor
  Nitric oxide
  Prostacyclin (PGI2)