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Table 1 The association between irisin levels and obesity

From: Irisin: a new molecular marker and target in metabolic disorder

  Population Group size Study design
Positive correlation between irisin levels and obesity
Huh et al. [3] Healthy middle-aged women with wide range of BMI 117 Cross-sectional
Stengel et al. [4] Anorexia nervosa patients, normal weight control subjects, and morbidly obese patients 40 Cross-sectional
Pardo et al. [5] Anorexia nervosa patients, normal weight control subjects, and morbidly obese patients 145 Cross-sectional
Liu et al. [6] Diabetic subjects and non-diabetic subjects 156 Cross-sectional
Huh et al. [3] Subjects undergoing gastric banding or gastric bypass surgery 14 Interventional
De la Iglesia et al. [13] Subjects following an 8-week hypocaloric dietary strategy 93 Interventional
Crujeiras et al. [8] Obese patients undergoing a weight loss program consisting of 8 weeks of a hypocaloric diet and follow-up at 16-weeks 94 Interventional
Negative correlation between irisin levels and obesity
Moreno-Navarrete et al. [10] Non-diabetic subjects 69 Cross-sectional
Choi et al. [11] NGT subjects and new-onset T2DM subjects 208 Cross-sectional