TABLE 2

Palmitate storage rates in subcutaneous adipose tissue depots

WomenMenP (women vs. men)
N4925
Palmitate storage in UBSQ fat (μmol · kg fat−1 · min−1)0.367 ± 0.1530.267 ± 0.1810.001
Palmitate storage in LBSQ fat (μmol · kg fat−1 · min−1)0.418 ± 0.188*0.219 ± 0.107†<0.0001
Palmitate storage in UBSQ fat (pmol · 1,000 adipocytes−1 · min−1)0.202 ± 0.1140.153 ± 0.146<0.0001
Palmitate storage in LBSQ fat (pmol · 1,000 adipocytes−1 · min−1)0.284 ± 0.169‡0.135 ± 0.086<0.0001
  • Data are means ± SD. Statistics were performed on log-transformed data.

  • *†‡ vs. UBSQ fat within sex; *P = 0.01; †P = 0.04; ‡P < 0.0001.