Mediators of Inflammation / 2015 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Supplementation with Red Palm Oil Increases β-Carotene and Vitamin A Blood Levels in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

Table 2

Concentrations of -carotene, lycopene, -tocopherol, and vitamin C in buccal mucosa cells of 11 CF patients. Results are given in pmol/µg DNA CFP: CF patient, <DL: below detection limit, n.d.: not detectable.

-Carotene
pmol/µg DNA
Lycopene
pmol/µg DNA
-Tocopherol
pmol/µg DNA
Vitamin C
pmol/µg DNA
Before After Before After Before After Before After

CFP 1n.d.0.1<DL0.222.68.87.812.0
CFP 20.10.1n.d.n.d.26.919.620.92.8
CFP 3n.d.<DL<DLn.d.25.336.0n.d.n.d.
CFP 4n.d.0.10.00.212.221.79.85.0
CFP 50.10.1n.d.n.d.6.45.53.74.7
CFP 60.10.3n.d.0.119.011.58.74.8
CFP 70.00.10.30.131.447.58.318.0
CFP 80.1n.d.0.40.514.714.55.41.6
CFP 9<DL<DL0.00.011.69.58.5<DL
CFP 10n.d.0.2n.d.0.0n.d.13.1n.d.<DL
CFP 110.1n.d.0.1n.d.16.47.710.02.3

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