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Table 4 Change of 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

  ALA (n = 14)   Control (n = 12)  
Baseline After 12 weeks p Baseline After 12 weeks p
PPAR-γ 1.16 ± 0.16 2.29 ± 0.11 <0.0001* 1.22 ± 0.18 1.25 ± 0.13 0.657
G0S2 1.08 ± 0.15 2.25 ± 0.12 <0.0001* 1.12 ± 0.15 1.17 ± 0.13 0.323
GPR120 1.06 ± 0.16 1.70 ± 0.12 <0.0001* 1.11 ± 0.15 1.18 ± 0.16 0.330
  1. Data are means ± SD
  2. Baseline vs After 12 weeks, two-sample t test, *p < 0.05