TABLE 1

Clinical characteristics of myotube donors

WomenMenP
n1921
Age (years)27.5 ± 1.225.3 ± 0.90.20
BMI (kg/m2)24.3 ± 0.922.8 ± 0.60.14
Waist-to-hip ratio0.78 ± 0.020.84 ± 0.01<0.01
Body fat (%)27.6 ± 1.817.5 ± 1.3<0.0001
Fasting plasma glucose (mmol/l)4.74 ± 0.094.76 ± 0.100.9
Fasting serum insulin (pmol/l)44.2 ± 6.035.0 ± 3.40.3
Fasting plasma triglycerides (mg/dl)86.5 ± 8.589.3 ± 8.70.8
Fasting plasma cholesterol (mg/dl)193.1 ± 9.4173.6 ± 7.10.10
Fasting serum free fatty acids (μmol/l)406.1 ± 37.9406.5 ± 38.01.0
Fasting serum leptin (ng/ml)15.6 ± 2.13.4 ± 0.6<0.0001
Fasting serum adiponectin (μg/ml)15.1 ± 1.48.3 ± 0.70.0001
  • Data are means ± SE. P values were determined by Student’s t test on log-transformed data.