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Table 3 mRNA expression of PPAR-γ, G0S2, and GPR120 before and after ALA treatment

From: α-Linolenic acid increases the G0/G1 switch gene 2 mRNA expression in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from obese patients: a pilot study

  Baseline   After 12 weeks  
ALA (n = 14) Control (n = 12) p ALA (n = 14) Control (n = 12) p
PPAR-γ 1.16 ± 0.16 1.22 ± 0.18 0.330 2.29 ± 0.11 1.25 ± 0.13 <0.0001*
G0S2 1.08 ± 0.15 1.12 ± 0.15 0.564 2.25 ± 0.12 1.17 ± 0.13 <0.0001*
GPR120 1.06 ± 0.16 1.11 ± 0.15 0.411 1.70 ± 0.12 1.18 ± 0.16 <0.0001*
  1. Data are means ± SD
  2. ALA vs Control, two-sample t test, *p < 0.05