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Table 2 Mitochondrial DNA methylation level (%) by exposure groups of airborne pollutants

From: Effects of airborne pollutants on mitochondrial DNA Methylation

Study 1
  High-exposed steel workers (n = 20) Controls (n = 20) p-value
MT-TF & MT-RNR1 6.47% ± 0.29 5.06% ± 0.30 0.002
D-loop 2.16% ± 0.17 2.18% ± 0.17 0.93
Study 2
  Gas-station attendants (n = 20) Controls (n = 20) p-value
MT-TF & MT-RNR1 5.52% ± 0.22 5.89% ± 0.23 0.22
D-loop 1.68% ± 0.16 1.55% ± 0.16 0.53
Study 3
  Truck drivers (n = 20) Controls (n = 20) p-value
MT-TF & MT-RNR1 5.37% ± 0.22 5.41% ± 0.22 0.88
D-loop 2.46% ± 0.54 2.38% ± 0.53 0.82
  1. Data are presented as means ± standard deviations (SDs). Analysis adjusted for age and smoking status.