Plasma lysophosphatidylcholine levels are reduced in obesity and type 2 diabetes

Melissa Barber, Steve Risis, Christine Yang, Peter J Meikle, Margaret Staples, Mark A Febbraio, Clinton Bruce

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Irrespective of species, our lipidomic profiling revealed a generalized decrease in circulating LPC species in states of obesity. Moreover, our data indicate that diet and adiposity, rather than insulin resistance or diabetes per se, play an important role in altering the plasma LPC profile.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere41456
Number of pages12
JournalPLoS ONE
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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