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Table 2 Results from correlation analyses between age of donors and expression levels of proteins and amino acids

From: Enzymes in the glutamate-glutamine cycle in the anterior cingulate cortex in postmortem brain of subjects with autism

   KGA LGA GS GDH1 GDH2 GFAP NSE Glu Gln Glu/Gln
Total sample (n = 20) Pearson r correlation coefficient -.14 .10 -.13 -.04 .20 -.25 .22 .09 .35 -.32
  P- value .56 .68 .58 .87 .39 .29 .35 .72 .13 .17
Control (n = 13) Pearson r correlation coefficient -.24 .00 -.30 -.07 -.07 -.44 .37 .34 .54 -.48
  P- value .42 .98 .32 .81 .80 .12 .21 .25 .06 .09
Autism (n = 7) Pearson r correlation coefficient .22 -.13 -.05 .05 .29 .14 .56 -.05 .07 -.16
  P-value .66 .78 .91 .90 .56 .78 .20 .90 .90 .71
  1. Abbreviations: GDH1, glutamate dehydrogenase 1; GDH2, glutamate dehydrogenase 2; GFAP, glial fibrillary acidic protein; Gln, glutamine; Glu, glutamate; GS, glutamine synthetase; KGA, kidney-type glutaminase; LGA, liver-type glutaminase; NSE, neuron-specific enolase.