Table 3

MMA, Holo-TC, Hcy, Transketolase, and the TPP-effect in serum/plasma before and after supplementation
Micronutrient Before (B) [Mean ± SD] After (A) [Mean ± SD] Reference value p-value
Methylmalonic acid [μg/L] N=32 27.11 ± 13.68 26.87 ± 14.56 <47 n.s.
Holo-Transcobalamin [pmol/L] N=32 53.59 ± 21.35 61.47 ± 23.40 19,1-119,3 p<0.01
Homocysteine [μmol/L] N=29 12.87 ± 4.24 9.65 ± 2.79 5-12 p<0.001
Transketolase [U/L] N=35 62.48 ± 16.85 58.89 ± 8.89 60-80 n.s.
TPP-Effect [%] N=35 12.61 ± 7.46 6.14 ± 3.92 <20 p<0.001

n.s. = not significant, TPP = thiamin pyrophosphate.

von Arnim et al.

von Arnim et al. Nutrition Journal 2013 12:148   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-12-148

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