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Table 4 Renin–angiotensin system-regulating enzyme activities and sex differences

From: Sex differences in the aging pattern of renin–angiotensin system serum peptidases

  TOTAL WOMEN MEN Mann–Whitney U
Median IQR N Median IQR N Median IQR N Z P value
ACE 783.3 253.31 118 820.3 253.32 58 771.3 254.27 60 −1.281 0.2
ACE2 64.33 21.59 118 64.66 18.49 58 63.12 27.14 60 −0.350 0.726
NEP 15702 1724.59 118 15594 1272.12 58 15846 1974.44 60 −1.066 0.286
APN 10260 5417.84 118 10238 599.2 58 10436 4937.59 60 −0.711 0.477
APA 4143 1296.75 118 4345 1225.79 58 3946 991.35 60 −2.153 0.031
  1. Note: ACE angiotensin-converting enzyme, ACE2 angiotensin-converting enzyme-2, NEP neutral endopeptidase, APN aminopeptidase N, APA aminopeptidase A
  2. Values are medians of peptidase activity recorded as pmol of units of peptidase (UP) per milliliter of serum