Table 3

Biochemical characteristics of the 677C/T (MTHFR) polymorphisms in CHC

Variables

CT+TT

Media ± SD (n = 65)

CC

Media ± SD (n = 73)

p


Total Cholesterol

147.3 ± 33.7

155.6 ± 43.8

0.21

HDL

47.5 ± 14.4

49.0 ± 13.9

0.55

LDL

79.7 ± 30.4

87.0 ± 39.8

0.23

Triglyceride

103.4 ± 40.6

99.4 ± 45.9

0.59

Fasting Glucose

97.4 ± 37.5

93.0 ± 18.1

0.39

Folate

12.9 ± 2.8

12.4 ± 2.8

0.33

Vit.B12

766.7 ± 361.8

652.8 ± 278.3

0.09

HOMA

3.2 ± 2.9

2.7 ± 1.8

0.21

Homocysteine

10.2 ± 5.4

9.5 ± 2.8

0.31


References values

Triglyceride < 150 mg/dL, Total Cholesterol < 200 mg/dL, LDL-c < 130 mg/dL, HDL-c > 40 mg/dL, HOMA: < 2.5.

Glucose: < 100 mg/dl, Folate 3.1-17.5 ng/mL, Vit. B12 197-866 pg/mL, Homocysteine < 9.0 μmol/L.

Siqueira et al. Nutrition Journal 2011 10:86   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-10-86

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