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Table 5 List of TAGs associated with metabolic traits such as age, BMI, TC, TG, IL-6, HOMA-IR, SC and OM adipogenic capacity

From: Triglyceride profiling in adipose tissues from obese insulin sensitive, insulin resistant and type 2 diabetes mellitus individuals

Metabolic trait R2 Importance TAG MW Fatty acid composition Fatty acids identities
Age 0.4 0.12 C56:1 916.8 C20:0, C18:0, C18:1 Arachidic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid
0.12 C54:8 874.8 C18:3, C18:3, C18:2 Linolenic acid, linolenic acid, linoleic acid
BMI 0.5 0.12 C57:1 930.8 C17:0, C24:0, C16:1 Heptadecanoic acid, lignoceric acid, palmitoleic acid
0.1 C48:1 804.8 C18:0, C16:1, C14:0 Stearic acid, palmitoleic acid, myristic acid
0.09 C54:5 880.8 C18:1, C18:1, C18:3 Oleic acid, oleic acid, linolenic acid
TAG 0.5 0.12 C52:1 860.8 C16:0, C18:1, C18:0 Palmitic acid, oleic acid, stearic acid
0.11 C54:1 888.8 C18:0, C18:0, C18:1 Stearic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid
TC 0.4 0.35 C40:2 690.7 C6:0, C16:0, C18:2 Caproic acid, palmitic acid, linoleic acid
IL-6 0.6 0.13 C38:1 664.7 C10:0, C12:0, C16:1 Capric acid, lauric acid, palmitoleic acid
0.1 C42:1 720.7 C16:0, C16:1, C10:0 Palmitic acid, palmitoleic acid, capric acid
0.07 C56:1 916.8 C18:0, C18:0, C20:1 Stearic acid, stearic acid, gadoleic
HOMA-IR 0.5 0.09 C44:2 746.7 C18:2, C14:0, C12:0 Linoleic acid, myristic acid, lauric acid
0.09 C56:7 904.8 C20:4, C18:1, C18:2 Arachidonic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid
SC adipogenic 0.9 0.16 C58:10 926.8 C18:2, C18:2, C22:6 Linoleic acid, linoleic acid, docosahexaenoic acid
0.16 C56:4 910.8 C18:1, C18:2, C20:1 Oleic acid, linoleic acid, gadoleic acid
0.14 C57:4 924.7 C22:0, C19:4, C16:0 Behenic acid, C19:4, palmitic acid
0.09 C40:1 692.7 C18:1, C16:0, C6:0 Oleic acid, palmitic acid, caproic acid
0.08 C60:1 970.8 C24:0, C24:0, C18:1 Lignoceric acid, lignocerric acid, oleic acid
0.22 C38:1 664.7 C18:1, C16:0, C4:0 Oleic acid, palmitic acid, butyric acid
OM adipogenic 1 0.18 C48:1 804.8 C18:0, C16:1, C14:0 Stearic acid, palmitoleic acid, myristic acid
0.14 C49:1 818.7 C18:1, C17:0, C14:0 Oleic acid, heptadecanoic acid, myristic acid
0.11 C56:1 916.8 C18:0, C18:0, C20:1 Stearic acid, stearic acid, gadoleic
0.09 C54:0 890.8 C18:0, C18:0, C18:0 Stearic acid, stearic acid, stearic acid,
0.06 C38:0 666.7 C10:0, C14:0, C14:0 Capric acid, myristic acid, myristic acid
0.05 C56:2 914.8 C18:1, C18:1, C20:0 Oleic acid, oleic acid, arachidic acid
0.04 C51:1 846.7 C18:1, C15:0, C18:0 Oleic acid, pentadecanoic acid, stearic acid
  1. A step-wise regression was performed to identify the best TAG predictors of various traits. A p value significance level of 0.001 was used