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Table 2 Quantitative levels of cfNAs in PMICF in combined all four quadrants before and after loading of MSI

From: Expression of circulating cell-free nucleic acids around miniscrew implant during orthodontic tooth movement—a prospective study

Loading protocol Time Mean (ng/μl) ± SD Range P value
Pre-loading T1 0.4 0.86 0.001–4.78
T2 0.9 0.72 0.11–2.7 < 0.01
T3 0.2 0.31 0.001–1.2 0.03
Baseline for post-loading T3 0.2 0.31 0.001–1.2  
Post-loading T4 0.5 0.53 0.12–2.12 0.25
T5 0.8 0.70 0.04–3.03 < 0.01
T6 0.3 0.36 0.015–1.42 0.15
T7 0.3 0.35 0.001–1.2 0.15
T8 0.2 0.24 0.01–0.93 0.72
  1. P < 0.05 = statistically significant, P < 0.01 = statistically highly significant