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Table 2 Different phenotypes of macrophages isolated from adipose tissues

From: Characterisation and comparison of adipose tissue macrophages from human subcutaneous, visceral and perivascular adipose tissue

CD14+ SCAT Significance (SCAT × VAT) VAT Significance (VAT × PVAT) PVAT Significance (SCAT × PVAT)
CD16 CD36 CD163  
+    % 48.9 ± 14.3 p < 0.02 53.4 ± 13.3 n.s. 50.6 ± 14.0 n.s.
+ +++   % 32.7 ± 13.7 p < 0.02 39.4 ± 13.4 n.s. 38.7 ± 15.5 p < 0.05
+ +   % 14.1 ± 7.7 n.s. 12.4 ± 7.5 n.s. 10.4 ± 6.9 p < 0.01
+ +++ + % 19.9 ± 9.5 n.s. 15.4 ± 6.8 n.s. 13.5 ± 8.1 p < 0.005
+ +++ % 14.3 ± 8.0 p < 0.0001 25.5 ± 11.8 p < 0.05 29.2 ± 12.6 p < 0.0001
+ + + % 13.1 ± 6.2 n.s. 11.8 ± 6.8 p < 0.05 9.4 ± 5.3 p < 0.005
   % 51.1 ± 14.3 p < 0.02 46.6 ± 13.3 n.s. 49.4 ± 14.0 n.s.
+   % 45.0 ± 13.5 p < 0.02 40.4 ± 12.1 n.s. 41.8 ± 12.3 n.s.
  % 6.1 ± 5.0 n.s. 6.9 ± 6.3 n.s. 7.6 ± 7.2 n.s.
+ + % 43.9 ± 13.1 p < 0.02 39.0 ± 12.2 n.s. 39.7 ± 12.5 n.s.
+ % 5.8 ± 4.9 n.s. 5.8 ± 6.2 n.s. 7.1 ± 6.9 n.s.
  1. Proportions of macrophages isolated from subcutaneous (SCAT, n = 44), visceral (VAT, n = 52) and perivascular (PVAT, n = 52) adipose tissues, n.s. non-significant
  2. Results are expressed as the mean of the proportion ±SD and by significance according to the Student’s paired parametric t test