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Table 1 Secretor phenotype characteristics

From: Maternal fucosyltransferase 2 status affects the gut bifidobacterial communities of breastfed infants

Measurement Non-secretor Secretor 2-tailed t -test p value
Sample size (N) 35 72 N/A
Total HMO signal (ion counts ± SD) 5.11e08 ± 1.52e08 5.61e08 ± 1.46e08 0.112
Fucosylation (ion counts ± SD) 3.55e08 ± 1.14e08 3.67e08 ± 9.50e07 0.569
% fucosylation 68.3 ± 7.8 65.8 ± 7.5 0.119
Sialylation (ion counts ± SD) 1.25e08 ± 5.19e07 1.04e08 ± 4.28e07 0.044
% sialylation 23.4 ± 5.7 18.2 ± 4.8 <0.0001
Non-fucosylated neutral (ion counts ± SD) 1.02e08 ± 4.17e07 1.44e08 ± 5.52e07 <0.0001
% non-fucosylated neutral 21.3 ± 8.8 25.4 ± 7.3 0.012
  1. Means, standard deviations, and t-test values of each HMO (human milk oligosaccharide) class by secretor phenotype.