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Table 4 Mean values of the RTL in kidney allograft biopsy specimens collected from patients with AR and without AR

From: Effect of delayed graft function, acute rejection and chronic allograft dysfunction on kidney allograft telomere length in patients after transplantation: a prospective cohort study

Biopsy [months] Patients with AR Patients without AR p value
  Relative telomere length Relative telomere length  
N Mean ± SD N Mean ± SD
Biopsy 0-3 10 270.8 ± 151.6 52 275.0 ± 138.0 0.99
Biopsy 3-6 8 253.2 ± 184.4 31 262.9 ± 133.8 0.64
Biopsy 12-24 18 241.7 ± 163.7 27 271.1 ± 154.7 0.44
Biopsy 18-60 14 188.1 ± 162.1 20 263.3 ± 134.7 0.047
  1. RTL – relative telomere length, AR – acute rejection, SD- standard deviation, p value calculated with the Mann–Whitney U test.