Table 6.

p53 and p21 mRNA expression (2-ΔCt × 103) in the study subjects

GeneNonexposed (n= 37)Benzene-exposed (n = 38)CBP (n = 39)
p5316.40 (9.62, 26.83)2.16 (0.92, 4.03)*1.61 (0.33, 4.07)*
p214.02 (2.39, 5.05)4.05 (1.79, 7.49)3.90 (1.32, 8.52)
  • * P < 0.001 (robust multiple regression analysis).