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Table 2 Comparison of the concentrations of 6 eicosanoids in healthy and patient groups (ng/ml, pg/ml for LTB4, X ± S)

From: Changes in erythrocyte polyunsaturated fatty acids and plasma eicosanoids level in patients with asthma

  PGE2 (n = 31) TXB2 (n = 30) LTB4 (n = 30) (pg/ml) PGE1 (n = 31) 6-k-PGF (n = 28) PGF (n = 22)
Healthy group 5.09 ± 1.47 4.28 ± 0.58 2.78 ± 0.56 2.96 ± 0.46 1.40 ± 0.63 1.84 ± 0.84
Patients group 5.99 ± 0.87** 4.88 ± 0.89** 3.02 ± 0.64 4.54 ± 0.48** 0.94 ± 0.36** 1.11 ± 0.73*
  1. Note: *, p < 0.05; **, p < 0.01