Table 1

Spearman correlations between the gene expression of muscle markers in the skeletal muscle (gastrocnemius) and the expression of leptin/IL-6 in both epididymal adipose tissue and skeletal muscle

GastrocnemiusFat mass %Epididymal adipose tissueGastrocnemius muscle
LeptinIL-6LeptinIL-6
RPRPRPRPRP
MyoD −0.729 0.001 −0.747 0.001 −0.708 0.001 −0.618 0.006 0.4270.051
MyoG−0.2790.147−0.0530.424−0.0300.454−0.0530.4240.0090.489
β-Actin−0.4150.056 −0.788 0.000 −0.720 0.001 −0.435 0.047 0.2710.155
Titin −0.5357 0.0396 −0.41070.1283 −0.6452 0.0094 −0.34290.21090.16790.5499
IGF-II −0.577 0.011 −0.744 0.001 −0.664 0.003 −0.588 0.009 0.453 0.040
IGFBP-5 −0.6264 0.0165 −0.6791 0.0076 −0.6865 0.0067 −0.51210.06120.45490.1022
PGC-1α0.0680.4100.1520.3030.2130.2300.0200.4760.1600.292
PGC-1β−0.3500.101 −0.646 0.006 −0.459 0.042 −0.3320.1130.4180.061
  • The mice used were 20 weeks old (n = 16). Significant correlations appear in boldface.