Table 2.

Serum adipocytokine levels in Min mice with 40 ppm or without pitavastatin treatment

PitavastatinAdiponectinIL-1βIL-6LeptinMCP-1Pai-1TNFαVEGF
(ppm)(μg/mL)(pg/mL)(pg/mL)(ng/mL)(pg/mL)(ng/mL)(pg/mL)(pg/mL)
012.20 ± 0.8935.80 ± 8.004.51 ± 1.182.47 ± 1.80*12.10 ± 1.30*4.04 ± 2.415.90 ± 3.6411.20 ± 1.51
4013.90 ± 0.9120.30 ± 6.201.11 ± 0.66*1.38 ± 0.38*7.66 ± 1.27*3.32 ± 0.436.03 ± 2.628.90 ± 1.20

Data are mean ± SE (n = 3∼6)

* Significantly different from the pitavastatin untreated group at P < 0.05.