Table 1

Metabolites found in different concentrations in RA patients and controls and in RA patients vs. PsoA patientsa

RA relative to control

P value

RA relative to PsoA

P value


Increased

Increased



Glyceric acid

0.029436

Glutamine

0.030049

D-ribofuranose

0.018080

Heptanoic acid

0.008232

Hypoxanthine

0.048579

Succinate

0.005375

Pseudouridine

0.030814

Inosine

0.032232

Guanosine

0.023726

Arabitol

0.004232

Cystine

0.009069

Cysteine

0.000118

Phosphoric acid

0.010883

Decreased

Decreased



Histidine

0.000109

Aspartic acid

0.000090

Threonic acid

0.000784

Glutamic acid

0.000248

Methionine

0.011428

Glutamate

0.001000

Cholesterol

0.023463

Histidine

0.007315

Asparagine

0.024166

Serine

0.008824

Threonine

0.046816

Arachidonic acid

0.038373

Cholesterol

0.027836

Threonic acid

0.002215

1-Monooleoylglycerol

0.002369


aRA, rheumatoid arthritis; PsoA, psoriatic arthritis. P values are from the two-sided Student's t-test for samples with equal variance.

Madsen et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R19   doi:10.1186/ar3243

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