|Correlations between coenzyme Q10, vitamin E, antioxidant enzymes activities, and inflammatory markers after coenzyme Q10 supplementation|
|Coenzyme Q10 (μmol/L) r1 (P values)|
|Vitamin E (μmol/L)||0.41 (0.008)a|
|SOD (unit/mg protein)||0.38 (0.011)a|
|CAT (unit/mg protein)||0.30 (0.038)b|
|GPx (unit/mg protein)||0.32 (0.043)b|
|CRP (mg/L)||−0.08 (0.621)b|
|TNF-α (pg/mL)||−0.33 (0.034)b|
|IL-6 (pg/mL)||−0.38 (0.027)a|
|Adiponectin (μg/mL)||−0.21 (0.190)b|
adata were analyzed by the Pearson product moment correlation.
bdata were analyzed by the Spearman rank order correlation.
CAT, catalase; CRP, C-reactive protein; GPx, glutathione peroxidase; IL-6, interleukin-6; SOD, superoxide dismutase; TNF-α, tumor necrosis factor-α.
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Lee et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:142 doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-142