Normo-albuminuric┬átype 2 diabetes Micro-albuminuric type 2 diabetes
  ACE genotypes T-test ACE genotypes T-test
  II (n=18) ID/DD (n=32) t P-value II
(n=14)
ID/DD
(n=36)
t P-value
sRAGE, pg/mL 2985 ± 310 3280 ± 155 3.19 0.004 4566 ± 219 4975 ± 256 3.71 0.001
Pentosidineng/ml 231 ± 66 289 ± 65 2.13 0.044 277 ± 15 305 ± 24 2.85 0.008
AOPPs (μmol/l) 169 ± 7.5 192 ± 4.9 9.30 <0.001* 199 ± 7.6 207 ± 5.4 2.96 0.006
Data presented as means± SD. P was calculated by T-test. P was considered significant at <0.05.;*SignificantsRAGE: soluble receptor for advanced glycation end-products, AOPP:advanced oxidation protein products
Table 5: Serum levels of the studied parameters in various genotypes of ACE.