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Table 3 Characteristics of group 1 athymic NMRI nu/nu mice with AGE-rich diet.a

From: Prognostic Potential and Tumor Growth-Inhibiting Effect of Plasma Advanced Glycation End Products in Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma

  Diet  
Characteristics Control (n = 13) AGE (n = 13) P value
Weight    
Start, g 12 ± 1.5 13 ± 2.5 0.175
End, g 20 ± 1.6 21 ± 1.9 0.140
Serum    
FL, μg/mL AGE-BSA 348 ± 65 402 ± 87 0.042
CML, μg/mL AGE-BSA 46 ± 1.9 49 ± 2.3 0.051
Blood    
Granulocytes, % 26 ± 13 27 ± 13 0.899
Lymphocytes, % 72 ± 13 72 ± 15 0.905
Monocytes, % 1.8 ± 1.9 1.8 ± 2.0 1.000
Tissue    
Lung CML, a/μg 12 ± 2.7 12 ± 2.5 0.903
Liver CML, a/μg 11 ± 4.1 9.7 ± 2.0 0.387
  1. aAll data are given as mean ± SD. P values were calculated by use of the Student t test.