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Table 2 Measurement of fatty acid oxidation rates in lymphocytes.

From: A novel mutation of the ACADM gene (c.145C>G) associated with the common c.985A>G mutation on the other ACADM allele causes mild MCAD deficiency: a case report

Metabolic steps Substrates Patient Control tested in the same run Controls(n = 40)
   (nmol/hr.mg protein) (nmol/hr.mg protein) (nmol/hr.mg protein)
Mitochondrial oxidations assayed
- by carbon dioxide production [1-14C]-butyrate 2.61 6.60 4.20 ± 1.06[2.52-7.69]
[1-14C]-octanoate 1.41 4.77 3.53 ± 0.81[3.53-6.37]
- by carbon dioxide plus water
soluble material production
[1-14C]-palmitate 5.70 7.39 6.08 ± 1.03[4.28-8.51]
- by tritiated water formation [9,10-3H]-myristic acid 1.03 9.27 7.75 ± 1.73[4.97-11.20]
[9,10-3H]-palmitic acid 1.75 7.41 6.12 ± 1.28[4.00-9.20]
  1. Control values are means ± SD, range control values are given below between brackets.