Table III Comparison of ApoA-II cysteinylated dimer relative abundance by SELDI-TOF MS in maternal plasma from term relative to preterm patients (n = 10 term and n = 4 preterm patients)
4–9 weeks gestation16–22 weeks gestation
TermPretermTermPreterm
MeanS.E.MeanS.E.MeanS.E.MeanS.E.
m/z17342.30.817344.10.717341.82.817344.41.3
Intensity65.68.5102.36.670.34.897.03.8
p valuea0.0090.021
  • a p values calculated for peak amplitude ion intensities in term relative to preterm individuals.