TABLE 4

Mitochondrial DNA content in skeletal muscle in lean, obese, and type 2 diabetic research volunteers

LeanObeseType 2 diabetes
n6125
mtDNA2,514 ± 5051,665 ± 213*1,850 ± 220*
Succinate oxidase (units/mU CK)0.39 ± 0.070.14 ± 0.02*0.11 ± 0.01*
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    * P < 0.05 vs. values in lean.