TABLE 2

Fatty acid transporter gene expression

Women
Men
AbdomenThighAbdomenThigh
CD362.51 ± 0.512.74 ± 0.64*2.42 ± 0.482.17 ± 0.35
FATP11.85 ± 0.541.71 ± 0.462.12 ± 0.421.74 ± 0.36
FATP41.48 ± 0.561.55 ± 0.30*1.40 ± 0.291.26 ± 0. 20
Average2.51 ± 0.512.00 ± 0.421.98 ± 0.261.72 ± 0.24
  • Data are mean ± 1 SD for gene expression relative to a calibrator sample. Abdominal and thigh samples from 12 normal-weight women and 7 normal-weight men were analyzed.

  • *

    * P < 0.05 vs. thigh for men;

  • P < 0.05 vs. abdomen.