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Table 2 Changes in methylation fraction of CpG sites of the TERT promoter in children with obesity

From: Association of telomere length and telomerase methylation with n-3 fatty acids in preschool children with obesity

CpG sites Obese (n=46) Control (n=46) t P
1 0.71±0.05 0.70±0.03 0.773 0.4414
2 0.72±0.05 0.71±0.03 1.864 0.0653
3 0.46±0.08 0.45±0.03 1.152 0.2523
4 0.72±0.06a 0.70±0.03 2.434 0.0168
5 0.60±0.07 0.59±0.04 0.696 0.4878
6 0.33±0.06 0.32±0.05 1.034 0.3038
7 0.50±0.05 0.49±0.04 1.747 0.0838
8 0.55±0.06 0.54±0.04 1.757 0.0822
9 0.54±0.08a 0.51±0.04 2.207 0.0454
10 0.63±0.06a 0.60±0.03 2.745 0.0072
11 0.58±0.08a 0.55±0.04 2.434 0.0168
12 0.66±0.05a 0.64±0.04 2.023 0.0458
13 0.27±0.08 0.26±0.04 1.010 0.3151
14 0.56±0.08a 0.52±0.04 3.030 0.0310
15 0.38±0.07a 0.35±0.04 2.375 0.0196
16 0.41±0.09a 0.38±0.04 2.241 0.0270
17 0.31±0.09a 0.27±0.04 2.701 0.0082
18 0.34±0.10 0.31±0.04 1.956 0.0533
19 0.47±0.10a 0.43±0.05 2.869 0.0051
20 0.39±0.12a 0.33±0.04 2.946 0.0041
21 0.40±0.09 0.37±0.04 1.955 0.0535
22 0.21±0.09a 0.18±0.03 2.894 0.0048
23 0.23±0.14a 0.17±0.06 2.929 0.0044
24 0.36±0.12 0.33±0.06 1.071 0.2872
25 0.19±0.11 0.16±0.06 1.473 0.1447
Average 0.47±0.06a 0.44±0.03 0.405 0.0010
  1. aSignificant differences between the obese and control children