Phytanic acid catabolism in human and great ape cultured fibroblasts. Box plots representing the relative rates of (A) phytanic acid and (B) pristanic acid oxidation in cultured fibroblasts are provided. Median, quartile 1, quartile 3, minimum, and maximum values are provided. The species and number of samples successfully analyzed is provided on the X-axis of both panels.
Watkins et al. BMC Physiology 2010 10:19 doi:10.1186/1472-6793-10-19