Skip to main content

Table 2 Median methylation levels of cytosine-phosphate-guanine units in patients with obsessive–compulsive disorder and healthy controls

From: Epigenetic evidence for involvement of the oxytocin receptor gene in obsessive–compulsive disorder

OXTR gene CpG island unit OCD patients Healthy controls Confidence
(n = 42) (n = 31)
Median Median MpC < MpP
OXTR1 1 8.19 5.71 0.9608
OXTR1 2 5.24 2.32 0.9995
OXTR1 3 2.53 1.55 0.9983
OXTR1 4 9.62 7.97 0.9436
OXTR2 1 11.65 8.62 0.9275
OXTR2 2 25.46 18.01 0.9591
OXTR2 3 27.86 19.09 0.9846
OXTR2 4 15.50 11.50 0.9559
OXTR2 5 18.99 12.65 0.9625
  1. OCD obsessive–compulsive disorder, CpG cytosine-phosphate-guanine; OXTR oxytocin receptor, MpC population median for the control group, MpP population median for the (OCD) patient group