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Table 7 Biomarkers

From: Assessment of the FTO gene polymorphisms (rs1421085, rs17817449 and rs9939609) in exercise-trained men and women: the effects of a 4-week hypocaloric diet

  Risk Allele Non-Risk Allele
Pre-sAA (U/mL) 90.7 ± 71.8 98.2 ± 77.1
Post-sAA (U/mL) 132.0 ± 116.4# 113.3 ± 67.5
Change (U/mL) 42.1 ± 104.4 15.0 ± 63.3
Pre-cortisol (micrograms/dL) 0.259 ± 0.181 0.221 ± 0.134
Post-cortisol (micrograms/dL) 0.163 ± 0.181 0.213 ± 0.182
Change (micrograms/dL) −0.097 ± 0.275 − 0.008 ± 0.158
  1. Data are mean ± SD. Legend: dL Deciliter, mL Milliliter, sAA Salivary alpha-amylase
  2. #p < 0.05 Post versus Pre. There were no between group differences for the change in sAA or cortisol
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