Table 2.

Baseline biochemistry according to histology

VariableHistology
NormalPolyp
Plasma 5MeTHF (nmol/L)N7689
Mean41.4741.26
SD23.9622.4
Mucosal 5MeTHF* (nmol/g)N7187
Mean0.5700.732
CI0.46-0.700.634-0.844
Plasma tHcy* (μmol/L)N7688
Mean12.5313.49
CI11.63-13.4912.67-14.36
EGRAC*N7787
Mean1.3871.362
CI1.35-1.431.33-1.39
Plasma riboflavin* (nmol/L)N7688
Mean11.2310.58
CI9.34-13.509.25-12.10
Plasma FAD (nmol/L)N7588
Mean51.5846.40
SD13.89.00
Plasma FMN* (nmol/L)N7588
Mean3.0663.011
CI2.36-5.622.62-3.46
Plasma flavins* (nmol/L)N7688
Mean70.5663.56
CI21.2-150.437.2-163.1
Plasma B12 (pmol/L)N8591
Mean311.3345.9
SD190.1214.4
Whole blood SAM (μmol/L)N2451
Mean2.341.66
SD3.733.17
Plasma pyridoxic acid (nmol/L)N3422
Mean30.3531.64
SD13.2615.07
Plasma pyridoxal phosphate (nmol/L)N3422
Mean48.3657.4
SD25.1557.92
  • Abbreviations: tHcy, total homocysteine; FAD, flavin adenine dinucleotide; FMN, flavin mononucleotide; SAM, S-adenosyl methionine.

  • * Analysis on log transformed data; geometric mean and 95% CI are reported.

  • Compared with control group (P = 0.067).