TABLE 3

Adipose tissue gene expression

WomenMen
Abdominal SQOmentalAbdominal SQOmental
C/EBP-α2.0 ± 0.21.0 ± 0.21.5 ± 0.11.0 ± 0.2
PPAR-γ 11.1 ± 0.11.0 ± 0.11.3 ± 0.21.2 ± 0.3
PPAR-γ 21.3 ± 0.21.0 ± 0.20.9 ± 0.20.9 ± 0.2
  • Values (expressed in relative units) represent mean ± SEM. SQ, subcutaneous.

  • P = 0.0002 vs. omental adipose tissue within the same sex group.