Table 2

The levels of unacylated and acylated ghrelin, leptin, and adiponectin in patients and controls

TA

HC

P


Unacylated ghrelin, pg/mL

319.3 ± 202.6

623.2 ± 270.0

< 0.001

Acylated ghrelin, pg/mL

120.5 ± 94.4

180.9 ± 128.7

< 0.05

Leptin, ng/mL

72 ± 62

52 ± 35

➢ 0.05

Adiponectin, µg/mL

16 ± 9

13 ±5

➢ 0.05


Results are presented as mean ± SD. TA, Takayasu arteritis; HC, healthy controls.

Yilmaz et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2012 14:R272   doi:10.1186/ar4120

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