Table 4. Placental GPx mRNA Expression and Activities

Placental GPx MeasurementsNormal PregnantPreeclampsia
Data are shown as (median [IQR]) as normalized ratios ×1000.
*P<0.001 between normal and preeclamptic pregnancies.
GPx1 normalized ratio mRNA expression (median ([QR])5 [1, 10]4 [2, 10]
GPx3 normalized ratio mRNA expression (median [IQR])70 [2, 30]50 [2, 40]
GPx4 normalized ratio mRNA expression (median [IQR])5 [30, 100]10 [20, 80]
GPx activity nmol/min/mg (median [IQR])0.33 [0.2, 0.6]0.16 [0.1, 0.2]*