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Fig. 4 | Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition

Fig. 4

From: The effect of L-theanine supplementation on the immune system of athletes exposed to strenuous physical exercise

Fig. 4

Treg/(NK + Tδγ + CTL) ratio (a), Treg/NK ratio (b), Treg/Tδγ ratio (c) and Treg/CTL (d) ratio during exercise tests performed prior to and after supplementation with LTE (mean ± SD). Note. Tregs = regulatory T cells; NK = natural killer cells; Tδγ = gamma delta T cells; CTL = cytotoxic T lymphocytes; − SUPPL = supplemented group; − PLA = placebo group; B = baseline; Ex = post-exercise; R = after a 1-day recovery; # - significantly different compared to baseline level; * - significantly different compared to post-exercise level

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