Table 1: Subcutaneous adipose tissue biomarker levels.

ControlsMetS

Adiponectin (ng/g)4.2 (1.3, 5.6)3.7 (1.2, 4.6)
Leptin (ng/g)3.0 (2.1, 6.2)7.3 (3.8, 18.6)*
RBP-4 (ng/g)11.1 (6.4, 18.4)29.1 (16.2, 33.7)**
CRP (ng/g)2.5 (2.3, 7.9)5.4 (3.4, 19.1)*
SAA (ng/g)14.8 (5.1, 34.2)25.3 (14.5, 55.7)*
PAI-1 (ng/g)3.2 (2.2, 6.5)5.6 (3.1, 9.9)**
MCP-1 (ng/g)6.7 (4.3, 9.1)22.1 (11.8, 33.5)**
IL-1β (ng/mg protein)31.1 (21.2, 45.1)39.7 (24.8, 61.5)*
TNF (ng/mg protein)3.7 (1.9, 4.6)3.8 (2.9, 5.3)
IL-6 (ng/mg protein)16.5 (10.6, 24.5)18.7 (12.7, 33.2)*
IL-8 (ng/mg protein)10.9 (5.1, 14.2)17.4 (14.5, 27.3)**

Copyright 2011, The Endocrine Society. Reproduced with permission from the Endocrine Society.
Data are expressed as median (25th percentile and 75th percentile).
, compared to controls.