TABLE 1.

Activities of DPP IV and APN in sera

GroupDPP IV activity (U/liter)APN activity (U/liter)
Mean ± SDRangeMean ± SDRange
Control22.4 ± 5.816.2-35.726.5 ± 6.913.9-41.6
TH patients39.8 ± 6.5a,b29.9-50.928.5 ± 3.8b20.6-35.6
RT patients19.2 ± 2.714.3-24.222.3 ± 5.016.7-34.7
  • a P < 0.001 versus control.

  • b P < 0.001 versus RT group.