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Table 14 Regression analysis of autism severity and plasma amino acids

From: Nutritional and metabolic status of children with autism vs. neurotypical children, and the association with autism severity

  PDD-BI ATEC SAS
Primary Plasma Amino Acids (20)    
Adjusted R2 0.39 0.22 0.24
P-value 0.001 0.01 0.007
Primary variables Proline **
Serine **
Leucine**
Valine *
Taurine *
Asparagine **
Tryptophan *
Glutamic Acid *
Glutamine *
Phenylalanine *
Serine **
Asparagine *
Proline *
Other Amino Acids    
Adjusted R2 0.23 0.26 0.18
P-value 0.008 0.005 0.04
Primary variables Beta-amino-isobutyrate **
Ethanolamine *
Sarcosine *
Ethanolamine **
Sarcosine **
Beta-amino-isobutyrate **
1-methyl-histidine *
Ethanolamine *
  1. * variable has a significance of p < 0.05
  2. ** variable has a significance of p < 0.01
  3. *** variable has a significance of p < 0.001