TABLE 3

Regional ACS and DGAT activities and CD36 content in subcutaneous adipose tissue

WomenMen
UBSQ fatLBSQ fatUBSQ fatLBSQ fat
CD36 (relative units · mg lipid−1)17 ± 7 (37)20 ± 7 (50)21 ± 9 (14)20 ± 11 (15)
ACS (pmol · mg lipid–1 · min−1)53 ± 22 (37)68 ± 23 (50)*61 ± 36 (16)51 ± 22 (16)
DGAT (pmol · mg lipid–1 · min−1)5.1 ± 3.1 (37)5.0 ± 2.8 (50)*3.7 ± 1.5 (15)3.1 ± 1.1 (16)
CD36 (relative units · 1,000 adipocytes−1)10 ± 9 (34)15 ± 6 (44)14 ± 6 (12)15 ± 10 (15)
ACS (pmol · 1,000 adipocytes−1 · min−1)31 ± 18 (34)52 ± 22 (44)*35 ± 22 (14)36 ± 18 (16)
DGAT (pmol · 1,000 adipocytes−1 · min−1)2.8 ± 1.6 (34)3.6 ± 2.5 (44)*2.3 ± 1.4 (13)2.3 ± 1.2 (16)
  • Data are means ± SD (n). Statistics were performed on log-transformed data.

  • *P < 0.05 between sexes;

  • P < 0.05 between depots within sex.