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Table 2 Correlation between renal function and the number of renal stem/progenitor cells

From: Icariin protects rats against 5/6 nephrectomy-induced chronic kidney failure by increasing the number of renal stem cells

   BUN Cr CD133 CD24
BUN Pearson Correlation 1 0.966** −0.979** −0.912*
Sig. (1-tailed)   0.004 0.002 0.015
Cr Pearson Correlation 0.966** 1 −0.946** −0.799
Sig. (1-tailed) 0.004   0.008 0.053
CD133 Pearson Correlation −0.979** −0.946** 1 0.935**
Sig. (1-tailed) 0.002 0.008   0.01
CD24 Pearson Correlation −0.912* −0.799 0.935** 1
Sig. (1-tailed) 0.015 0.053 0.01  
  1. BUN blood urea nitrogen; Cr serum creatinine
  2. *, p < 0.05; **, p < 0.01