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Table 3 Docosahexaenoic acid incorporation coefficient (k*, μl∙minute−1∙ml−1) in medial temporal lobe subregions according to APOE genotype

From: DHA brain uptake and APOE4 status: a PET study with [1-11C]-DHA

  APOE4 noncarriers (n = 12) APOE4 carriers (n = 9) p Value
Hippocampus 2.69 (0.73) 2.86 (0.35) 0.43
Left 2.8 (0.80) 2.9 (0.4) 0.60
Right 2.6 (0.70) 2.8 (0.4) 0.47
Entorhinal cortex 2.77(0.10) 3.57 (0.67) 0.056
Left 2.6 (1.10) 3.2 (0.5) 0.16
Right 2.9 (1.0) 3.9 (1.2) 0.05
  1. APOE Apolipoprotein E; APOE4 Apolipoprotein E ɛ4
  2. Data are presented as mean (SD). Groups were compared using an independent t test