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Table 2 Correlations of HOMA-IR and hepatic triglyceride (TG) levels with markers of weight gain, adiposity and dyslipidemia

From: Prediabetic changes in gene expression induced by aspartame and monosodium glutamate in Trans fat-fed C57Bl/6 J mice

  Liver TG (mg/ml) HOMA-IR
Body weight (g)   
  6-week .031 .338 *
  17-week .319 * .575 **
Weight gain (%) .355 ** .387 **
Adipose weight (g) .565 ** .551 **
Liver weight (g) .358 ** .174
Liver TG (mg/ml) 1 .263
T_CHOL (mmol/dL) .439 ** -.027
Free fatty acids (μM) .361 * .119
Fasting glucose (mg/dL)   
  6-week .268 * .436 **
  17-week .428 ** .693 **
Insulin (pg/ml) -.063 .742 **
HOMA-IR .260 1
C-peptide (pg/ml) .235 .620 **
Leptin (pg/ml) .555 ** .519 **
MCP-1 (pg/ml) -.376 * -.207
Resistin (ng/ml) -.044 .403 **
  1. Significant correlations are indicated in bold by ** at the 0.01 level and * at the 0.05 level (2-tailed). TG triglyceride.
  2. Significant correlations are indicated in bold by ** at the 0.01 level and * at the 0.05 level (2-tailed). TG triglyceride.