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Table 3 Biochemical characteristics of the 677C/T (MTHFR) polymorphisms in CHC

From: Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) C677T polymorphism and high plasma homocysteine in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) infected patients from the Northeast of Brazil

Variables CT+TT
Media ± SD (n = 65)
CC
Media ± SD (n = 73)
p
Total Cholesterol 147.3 ± 33.7 155.6 ± 43.8 0.21
HDL 47.5 ± 14.4 49.0 ± 13.9 0.55
LDL 79.7 ± 30.4 87.0 ± 39.8 0.23
Triglyceride 103.4 ± 40.6 99.4 ± 45.9 0.59
Fasting Glucose 97.4 ± 37.5 93.0 ± 18.1 0.39
Folate 12.9 ± 2.8 12.4 ± 2.8 0.33
Vit.B12 766.7 ± 361.8 652.8 ± 278.3 0.09
HOMA 3.2 ± 2.9 2.7 ± 1.8 0.21
Homocysteine 10.2 ± 5.4 9.5 ± 2.8 0.31
  1. References values
  2. Triglyceride < 150 mg/dL, Total Cholesterol < 200 mg/dL, LDL-c < 130 mg/dL, HDL-c > 40 mg/dL, HOMA: < 2.5.
  3. Glucose: < 100 mg/dl, Folate 3.1-17.5 ng/mL, Vit. B12 197-866 pg/mL, Homocysteine < 9.0 μmol/L.