TABLE 2

CD68 and MCP-1 mRNA in cells and tissue

Cell/tissueCD68*MCP-1*Adiponectin*
Whole adipose tissue1.15 ± 0.321.14 ± 0.232.3 ± 0.12
Adipocytes from adipose tissue0.38 ± 0.030.25 ± 0.0042.3 ± 0.01
Stromal fraction from adipose tissue5.61 ± 0.221.27 ± 0.090.25 ± 0.01
Adipocytes from cultured preadipocytes0.36 ± 0.060.83 ± 0.021.1 ± 0.004
Muscle tissue0.05 ± 0.010.03 ± 0.0030.01 ± 0.001
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * The pooled RNA from all the samples was used for a standard curve. Hence, the data are expressed relative to each other.