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Table 4 Influence of Bantu and Benin haplotypes on SCA phenotypic expression

From: Genetic and biochemical markers of hydroxyurea therapeutic response in sickle cell anemia

Modulators Bantu/Bantu (−HU) Bantu/Benin (−HU) P values*
n = 06 n = 04
Hb F ( % ) 6.78 ± 3.60 6.67 ± 6.37 0.9731
TBARS (ng/mL) 2284.33 ± 435.50 1815.50 ± 334.80 0.1074
TEAC (mM) 1.92 ± 0.13 2.08 ± 0.18 0.1465
GST (U/mL) 2.03 ± 1.02 1.27 ± 0.63 0.2245
CAT (U/mL) 1656.10 ± 413.96 1842.42 ± 397.81 0.4993
GSH (μM) 0.77 ± 0.37 0.84 ± 0.62 0.8317
  1. (−HU) patients not treated with HU. Mean ± standard deviation.
  2. * Comparisons were made by Mann–Whitney test.