Journal of Obesity / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Sequence Analysis of the UCP1 Gene in a Severe Obese Population from Southern Italy

Table 1

General and biochemical characteristics of obese patients and control subjects.

Obese patientsControl subjects

Females (%)6064
Age (years)
BMI* (kg/m2)
Adiponectin* ( g/mL)
Leptin* (ng/mL)
Resistin (ng/mL)
Glucose* (mmol/L)
Total cholesterol (mmol/L)
Triacylglycerols* (mmol/L)
AST* (U/L)
ALT* (U/L)
GGT* (U/L)
Creatinine (mg/dL)

*Statistically significant difference between obese and control subjects, at Mann-Whitney test. Biochemical parameters were measured by routine laboratory methods. Adipokines concentrations were measured by ELISA assay (LINCO Research, Mo, USA). Values are expressed as mean ± SD.

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