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Table 3 Modules correlated with metabolic traits in subcutaneous (SAT) and visceral adipose tissue (VAT)

From: Co-expressed immune and metabolic genes in visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue from severely obese individuals are associated with plasma HDL and glucose levels: a microarray study

Tissue Module ID Correlated trait No. of genes in module Correlation
coefficient
P-value
SAT 31 Gender 14   6.6 × 10-66
  4 HDL cholesterol 308 -0.58 2.5 × 10-7
  13 Glucose 28 -0.51 7.0 × 10-6
   Triglycerides   -0.50 1.8 × 10-5
  8 HDL cholesterol 87 -0.49 2.7 × 10-5
  39 HDL cholesterol 7 -0.49 3.0 × 10-5
VAT 31 Gender 14   8.2 × 10-60
  40 Insulin 12 -0.54 4.3 × 10-6
   BMI   -0.49 2.8 × 10-5
  9 Glucose 103 0.50 2.1 × 10-5
  1. Only those modules significantly correlated to a metabolic trait after Bonferroni correction are shown, with the names of the modules, the traits to which they were correlated, the number of genes that comprise the module, and the Spearman rank correlation coefficient between the value of the module - i.e. the average of all the probes in the module - and the trait. To calculate p-values for association between a module and gender we used a students T-test.