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Table 2 Change in serum amino acid concentration (µmol/l) in conscripts with haplogroup J or K and in conscripts with non-JK haplogroups

From: Association between mitochondrial DNA haplogroups J and K, serum branched-chain amino acids and lowered capability for endurance exercise

  Haplogroups J and K Non-JK Haplogroups p value*
N 45 588  
Glutamine 92.0 (34.0–135.0) 63.0 (10.0–119.0) 0.058
Glycine 8.5 (− 18.5 to 32.5) 3.0 (− 21.0 to 27.0) 0.49
Phenylalanine 1.3 (− 5.2 to 11.2) 0.5 (− 6.9 to 7.2) 0.28
Tyrosine 4.3 (− 1.3 to 14.7) 4.9 (− 1.1 to 11.1) 0.60
Isoleucine 14.5 (6.2–30.4) 11.6 (2.4–20.1) 0.039
Leucine 15.6 (− 0.7 to 32.5) 9.4 (− 3.3 to 20.8) 0.045
Valine 30.0 (4.0–62.0) 18.0 (− 6.0 to 42.0) 0.035
Total BCAAs 69.7 (13.2–113.5) 39.9 (− 4.5 to 80.2) 0.029
  1. BCAA, branched-chain amino acid. The values are medians (interquartile range)
  2. *Mann–Whitney U test