Table 2.

Biochemical markers of bone formation in healthy controls and the disease groups [median (range)].

Healthy controls (n = 48)MM (n = 43)MGUS (n = 40)Benign OPO (n = 40)
TAP, U/L101 (63–168)113 (42–292)107 (64–250)108 (65–245)
BAP, U/L21.4 (11.1–41.2)17.7 (6.1–45.4)116.3 (6.8–46.6)118.5 (8.5–43.7)
OC, μg/L18.5 (8.4–46.0)20.0 (6.1–65.0)19.2 (5.6–46.0)22.6 (12.2–45.0)1
DPD, nmol/mmol of creatinine5.3 (2.2–17.7)12.02 (3.9–314)6.11 4 (3.0–21.8)7.92 3 4 (2.7–21.5)