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Table 1 Mean + SD of the variables in asthmatic children and healthy controls

From: Tryptophan metabolic pathway and neopterin in asthmatic children in clinical practice

Variable Asthmatic children Healthy controls p-value
TRP (μmol/L) 111.1 ± 41.0 67.4 ± 10.2 * p < < 0.01
Kyn (μmol/L) 2.68 ± 1.02 1.78 ± 0.42 * p < < 0.01
Kyn/TRP (μmol/mmol) 26.6 ± 18.5 26.7 ± 6.2 n.s.
Neopterin (nmol/L) 7.0 ± 3.8 5.9 ± 1.6 p = 0.0015