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Table 2 Serum IGFs/IGFBPs levels in MS and controls

From: Investigation of insulin-like growth factors/insulin-like growth factor binding proteins regulation in metabolic syndrome patients

Parameters MS Controls p value
IGF-1 (ng/ml) 20 ± 2.6 29 ± 4.3 > 0.05
IGF-2 (ng/ml) 3.9 ± 1.8 4.5 ± 3.3 <0.05
IGFBP-I (pg/ml) 398.5 ± 62.5 482.5 ± 73.5 <0.05
IGFBP-2 (pg/ml) 829.3 ± 95.3 846.8 ± 89.2 > 0.05
IGFBP-3 (pg/ml) 699.6 ± 56.3 714.9 ± 46.7 > 0.05
  1. Data presented as mean ± SD, p < 0.05 considered as significant level
  2. IGF-1 insulin-like growth factor-1, IGF-2 insulin-like growth factor-2, IGFBP-1 insulin-like growth factor binding protein-1, IGFBP-2 insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2, IGFBP-3: insulin-like growth factor binding protein-3, MS metabolic syndrome