Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Global DNA methylation and p53 promoter methylation in newborns exposed to arsenic and control groups

From: Effects of arsenic exposure on DNA methylation in cord blood samples from newborn babies and in a human lymphoblast cell line

Groups DNA methylation
  LINE-1 p53 promoter
  (% Methylation) (Methylated cytosine: cytosine)
Exposed 83.01 ± 0.40a 1.77 ± 0.11
(n = 55) 83.47 (73.02 - 89.15)b 1.66 (1.03 - 5.03)
Control 84.44 ± 0.64 1.53 ± 0.09
(n = 16) 84.87 (79.34 - 88.33) 1.48 (1.01 - 2.19)
  1. The values are expressed as the mean ± SE (a) and median (min - max) (b).