TABLE 2

Plasma fatty acid concentrations during basal conditions and during epinephrine and insulin infusions

μmol/l
Total FFA concentration (%)
BasalEpinephrine*InsulinBasalEpinephrineInsulin
Myristate8 ± 125 ± 31 ± 0.12 ± 0.12 ± 0.12 ± 0.1
Palmitate97 ± 10279 ± 2713 ± 126 ± 127 ± 128 ± 1
Stearate49 ± 4.3109 ± 106 ± 113 ± 111 ± 114 ± 1
Oleate142 ± 12412 ± 3715 ± 238 ± 139 ± 134 ± 1
Linoleate63 ± 7186 ± 248 ± 117 ± 118 ± 117 ± 1
Other FFA12 ± 137 ± 52 ± 0.43 ± 0.14 ± 0.25 ± 1
Total FFA371 ± 341048 ± 9645 ± 4100100100
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * Peak concentrations during epinephrine infusion;

  • P < 0.05 vs. corresponding basal value.