TABLE 2

Adipose tissue enzyme activity and protein content

MenWomen
Abdominal SQOmentalAbdominal SQOmental
ACS activity (pmol/min/mg lipid)25 ± 5106 ± 3042 ± 8107 ± 30
DGAT activity (pmol/min/mg lipid)3 ± 0.613 ± 35 ± 112 ± 3
CD36 (units/mg lipid)8 ± 112 ± 214 ± 311 ± 1
FATP1 (units/mg lipid)0.03 ± 0.0060.14 ± 0.050.04 ± 0.010.10 ± 0.04
FABP(pm) (units/mg lipid)404 ± 161446 ± 102253 ± 89485 ± 103
  • Values represent mean ± SE. SQ, subcutaneous.

  • P < 0.05 vs. abdominal SQ within sex group.