Table 3: Lcn2 expression fold changes in SM-exposed patients in comparison with control group (*Statistical significance: 𝑃 < . 0 5 ).

NoFold changes of gene expression (Real-time PCR) 𝑃 Value

1 1 . 4 0 ± 0 . 2 8 . 0 4 5
2 2 . 3 2 ± 0 . 2 3 . 0 1 5
3 2 . 0 4 ± 0 . 4 1 . 0 1 6
4 2 . 2 1 ± 0 . 5 1 . 0 1
5 2 . 0 7 ± 0 . 6 9 . 0 4
6 2 . 5 2 ± 0 . 3 4 . 0 3
7 4 . 0 5 ± 0 . 6 0 . 0 0 7
8 6 . 1 1 ± 0 . 8 7 . 0 0 5
9 5 . 0 1 ± 0 . 5 3 . 0 0 4
10 5 . 2 7 ± 0 . 8 1 . 0 0 1
11 4 . 1 0 ± 0 . 5 7 . 0 0 7
12 4 . 9 0 ± 0 . 8 4 . 0 0 5
13 4 . 3 1 ± 0 . 4 3 . 0 0 4
14 9 . 8 0 ± 1 . 0 5 . 0 0 1
15 0 . 8 7 ± 0 . 9 5 .3
16 2 . 4 5 ± 0 . 2 6 . 0 1
17 1 . 7 1 ± 1 . 1 3 .087
18 0 . 9 2 ± 0 . 4 5 .06
19 6 . 1 5 ± 0 . 9 8 . 0 0 1
20 7 . 9 2 ± 0 . 7 5 . 0 0 1