Table 2.

GST-π enzyme level in blood lymphocytes before and after 4 wks of daily Polyphenon E administration

GST-π level (ng/mg protein)*
P
BaselinePosttreatment
All participants (N = 42)2,252.9 ± 734.22,634.4 ± 1,138.30.035
Baseline level in the lowest tertile (n = 14)1,505.7 ± 434.92,754.5 ± 1,456.80.003
Baseline level in the middle tertile (n = 14)2,254.1 ± 144.32,561.8 ± 762.30.160
Baseline level in the highest tertile (n = 14)2,998.8 ± 538.22,587.0 ± 1,166.10.174
  • * Mean ± 1 SD.