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Table 3 Immune cell abundance measures in obese with MetS (N = 11) and healthy weight (N = 12) males

From: A correlation-based network for biomarker discovery in obesity with metabolic syndrome

Immune cellsObese with Mets (n = 11)Healthy weight (n = 12)P-value*
Mast cells3.55 ± 0.684.22 ± 0.650.02
 sNK cells7.34 ± 0.297.26 ± 0.430.56
 CD8 T cells6.98 ± 0.537.07 ± 0.410.64
 DC2.02 ± 0.551.7 ± 0.630.24
 Treg3.8 ± 0.343.89 ± 0.50.72
 CD4512.44 ± 0.2612.33 ± 0.240.31
 Macrophages8.89 ± 0.258.84 ± 0.230.62
 T cells8.88 ± 0.178.93 ± 0.180.49
 Neutrophils11.01 ± 0.3710.96 ± 0.330.73
 Cytotoxic cells9.34 ± 0.579.3 ± 0.510.89
 Th1 cells5.49 ± 0.495.37 ± 0.660.56
 Normal mucosa3.36 ± 0.473.25 ± 0.390.60
T-helper cells8.22 ± 0.148.32 ± 0.070.04
 B cells7.04 ± 0.77.12 ± 0.690.78
 Th2 cells3.36 ± 0.343.9 ± 0.960.11
 CD4 activated2.24 ± 0.592.1 ± 0.530.61
  1. *P value is based on an unpaired t-test using log-transformed data