Table 2

Statistical significance of metabolites

S. No

Metabolites

Significance (P < 0.05)


1

Glucitol

0.031


2

Galactitol

0.0420


3

Glycerol

0.0321


4

Methylamine

.0276


5

Trimethylamine

0.0318


6

Ethanolamine

0.0478


7

Suberate

0.0211


8

Glutarate

0.0210


9

Malate

0.133


10

Methylmalonate

0.0398


11

Succinate

0.0291


12

Acetate

0.0201


13

Gluconate

.0365


14

Threonate

0.0195


15

Glucolate

.0371


16

Ascorbate

0.0489


17

Isocitrate

0.0263


18

Pyruvate

0.0107


19

Citrate

0.0209


20

Ethylmalonate

0.0481


21

Myoinositol

0.0199


22

Propylene glycol

0.0429


Analysis of variance (ANOVA) of 22 metabolites showing the clear significant difference between PD patients and controls with p < 0.05

Ahmed et al. Journal of Biomedical Science 2009 16:63   doi:10.1186/1423-0127-16-63

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