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Table 2 Relationship between endocannabinoid levels in adipose tissue (expressed as pmol/g tissue) and metabolic measurements in all subjects participating in the study (Pearson correlation coefficients).

From: Differential alterations of the concentrations of endocannabinoids and related lipids in the subcutaneous adipose tissue of obese diabetic patients

  AEA 2-AG OEA PEA
AEA   -.10 .76*** .87***
2-AG    .32 .09
OEA     .87***
Plasma triglycerides .27 -.11 .25 .26
HDL cholesterol -.53** .10 -.48** -.47**
Plasma leptin -.19 -.16 -.09 -.12
Leptin mRNA in SAT .44* .18 .70*** .62***
LPL activity in SAT -.53** .30 -.50** -.48**
Insulin sensitivity (M value) -.32 .50** -.17 -.19
FFA during hyperinsulinaemic clamp .47* -.05 .55** .57***
  1. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001