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Table 2 Unadjusted and adjusted correlation of TUG1 gene expression in SAT and VAT of the whole population study with anthropometric and metabolic profiles

From: Adipose tissue gene expression of long non-coding RNAs; MALAT1, TUG1 in obesity: is it associated with metabolic profile and lipid homeostasis-related genes expression?

CharacteristicslncRNA TUG1 in SATlncRNA TUG1 in VAT
Whole populationWhole population
Unadjusted Pearson coefficientAdjusted for age and HOMA-IR Pearson coefficientUnadjusted Pearson coefficientAdjusted for age and HOMA-IR Pearson coefficient
BMI, kg/m2− 0.332a− 0.535a− 0.404a− 0.322
WC, cm− 0.378a− 0.594b− 0.383a− 0.275
Hip, cm− 0.425b− 0.732b− 0.433b− 0.340
WHR, -0.0140.1160.0260.097
FBG, mg/dL− 0.164− 0.138− 0.0160.068
Creatinine, mg/dL− 0.465b− 0.577b0.0150.295
eGFR, mL/min/1.73 m20.421b0.458b0.0290.197
HDL-C, mg/dL0.2560.247− 0.207− 0.215
LDL-C, mg/dL− 0.020− 0.027− 0.2390.022
TC, mg/dL− 0.096− 0.112− 0.2390.045
TG, mg/dL− 0.024− 0.103− 0.071− 0.084
hs-CRP, mg/L− 0.355a− 0.472a− 0.0840.232
HOMA-IR, -− 0.122− 0.337a
Insulin, µU/mL− 0.103− 0.344a
  1. BMI, body mass index; WC, waist circumference; WHR, waist-to-hip ratio; FBG, fasting blood glucose; HDL-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; LDL-C, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; TC, total cholesterol; TG, triglycerides; hs-CRP, high-sensitivity C-reactive Protein; HOMA-IR, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate
  2. a Correlation is significant at the 0.05 level (2-tailed)
  3. b Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)