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Table 10 Correlation between NK cell activity and reduced glutathione in peripheral blood mononuclear cells obtained from children with autistic disorder

From: The potential role of the antioxidant and detoxification properties of glutathione in autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study NK Activity (LU) GSH (ng/3 × 106PBMCs) Significance Finding
Vojdani et al. 2008 0-10 610 ± 286 ANOVA F = 3.99, P < 0.05 Direct correlation between cellular levels of reduced glutathione and NK lytic activity.
[79] 11-20 947 ± 458   
  21-50 1760 ± 895   
  51-100 2280 ± 1341   
  1. NK Natural killer cells LU Lytic units GSH reduced glutathione ng nanograms PBMCs Peripheral blood mononuclear cells ANOVA One way analysis of variance