Table 1

Multidrug resistance (MDR) protein expression in monocyte-derived macrophages from rheumatoid arthritis patients and healthy controls as median scores (ranges)

MDR protein

Rheumatoid arthritis patients (n = 15)

Controls (n = 8)

P value


BCRP

1.04 (0.51–2.27)

0.63 (0.44–1.45)

0.043

LRP

0.87 (0–2.49)

0.64 (0.1–1.35)

0.876

MRP1

0.36 (0–1.03)

0.25 (0.09–1.01)

0.309

MRP5

0.31 (0–1.04)

0.12 (0.05–0.78)

0.238

P-glycoprotein

0.24 (0–1.05)

0.1 (0.05–1.06)

0.813

MRP4

<0.05

<0.05


Oerlemans et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2005 7(Suppl 1):P83   doi:10.1186/ar1604