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Table 2 Plasma values of the GAS6/ProS-TAM system in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and healthy controls

From: Vitamin K-dependent proteins GAS6 and Protein S and TAM receptors in patients of systemic lupus erythematosus: correlation with common genetic variants and disease activity

  SLE patients
(n = 50)
Healthy controls
(n = 50)
P
sAxl, ng/mL 34.8 ± 14.3 25.9 ± 15.3 0.0036
sMerTK, ng/mL 21.2 ± 10.8 17.4 ± 12.1 0.0122
sTyro3, ng/mL 3.62 ± 1.13 1.65 ± 0.93 < 0.0001*
GAS6, ng/mL 32.3 ± 1.50 27.2 ± 1.08 0.0067
ProS, total, % 82.6 ± 3.03 102.4 ± 1.52 < 0.0001
ProS, free, % 67.6 ± 3.34 101.0 ± 2.07 < 0.0001*
  1. Quantitative variables as expressed as mean ± standard deviation. *Significant after Bonferroni correction for multiple comparisons.