Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity / 2017 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

The Effect of a Short-Term Exposure to Lead on the Levels of Essential Metal Ions, Selected Proteins Related to Them, and Oxidative Stress Parameters in Humans

Table 5

The comparison between subgroups of workers without a history of occupational exposure to lead (N-HOE) and workers witch such a history (HOE). B: whole blood; S: serum; L: leukocyte; D: a difference between the levels at baseline (1) and at the end of the study period (2).


Age (years)37.7214.1744.5812.370.125
Percentage of smokers (%)0.720.460.630.500.569
BMI (kg/m2)25.353.8126.133.680.530
B-Pb-1 (μg/dl)4.161.6216.955.32<0.001
B-Pb-2 (μg/dl)46.5210.9851.2616.370.311
B-Pb-D (μg/dl)42.3611.0434.3316.890.028
Se-1 (μg/dl)68.649.2571.239.930.424
Se-2 (μg/dl)78.459.7070.738.560.016
Se-D (μg/dl)9.8114.25−0.5112.850.029
L-SOD-1 (NU/mg P)17.341.8816.251.890.091
L-SOD-2 (NU/mg P)16.004.5617.793.150.180
L-SOD-D (NU/mg P)−1.354.031.533.980.038
L-CAT-1 (U/mg P)39.1311.0837.2410.350.600
L-CAT-2 (U/mg P)38.468.8448.8717.260.029
L-CAT-D (U/mg P)−0.679.8911.6322.270.039
S-LPH-1 (μmol/l)3.522.125.913.660.022
S-LPH-2 (μmol/l)6.534.767.274.670.644
S-LPH-D (μmol/l)3.013.961.365.520.309

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