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Table 1 Gene expression of inflammatory adipokines upon LPS challenge in adipocytes after differentiation with EPA, STA, OLA or vehicle control

From: Suppressive actions of eicosapentaenoic acid on lipid droplet formation in 3T3-L1 adipocytes

Gene expression of adipokines (fold change/unstimulated) FA treatment (100 μM)
  CTRL EPA STA OLA
MCP-1 13.9 ± 3.1a 5.6 ± 0.8b 13.4 ± 3.3a 6.6 ± 1.8ab
IL-6 7.2 ± 0.8ab 5.5 ± 0.8b 9.6 ± 0.9a 5.2 ± 0.8b
Adiponectin 1.4 ± 0.1ab 2.0 ± 0.4b 1.1 ± 0.2a 1.3 ± 0.2ab
Leptin 0.9 ± 0.2a 2.8 ± 1.0b 1.2 ± 0.2a 1.0 ± 0.3a
  1. Values are means ± SEM of n = 4, with different superscript letters are significantly different at P < 0.05 by Tukey's post hoc test.