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Table 4 Serum BDNF levels in three genotypes

From: Functional Val66Met polymorphism of Brain-derived neurotrophic factor in type 2 diabetes with depression in Han Chinese subjects

Genotype n Serum BDNF level(pg/ml) F p value
Val/ Val group 129 83.83 ± 3.97 F = 7.39 p < 0.05
Val/Met group 170 79.04 ± 5.19*
Met/Met group 67 76.59 ± 5.12*#   
  1. Data expressed as mean ± S.D., p value < 0.05 criteria for statistical significance. *p < 0.05 vs. Val/Val group, # p < 0.05 vs. Val/Met group.