Table 2.

The effects of selected preanalytic variables on miR346 and miR134 in whole-blood samples

Processing delay timeStorage conditionStorage durationFreeze/thaw cycle
miR346miR134miR346miR134miR346miR134miR346miR134
All study subjects0.340.640.780.090.830.841.78 × 10−152.73 × 10−13
Cancer cases only0.610.660.140.190.770.281.50 × 10−64.22 × 10−6
Healthy controls only0.450.310.610.361.000.361.07 × 10−79.44 × 10−6

NOTE: The P value of 2-way ANOVA is displayed.