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Table 2 Serum levels of molecular markers in the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups H, U and J

From: Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) haplogroups and serum levels of anti-oxidant enzymes in patients with osteoarthritis

  Haplogroup H (n = 50) Haplogroup U (n = 50) Haplogroup J (n = 50)  
Markers Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median Mean (SD) Median p*
SOD2 (ng/mL) 23.27 (13.92) 24.88 31.34 (34.52) 26.29 30.70 (19.60) 30.68 0.149
Catalase (ng/mL) 21.20 (37.49) 5.22 8.37 (11.34) 4.37 25.14 (45.42) 8.57 0.054**
  1. (*) Kruskal-Wallis non-parametric test
  2. (**) indicates statistical significance alter Bonferroni correction (p ≤ 0.05)
  3. SD = Standard deviation