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Table 4 Comparisons of lipid subclasses amongst the three clusters

From: Inflammatory responses relate to distinct bronchoalveolar lavage lipidome in community-acquired pneumonia patients: a pilot study

Lipid class Lipid Sub-Class Fold change Kruskal-Wallis adjusted
p-value
Tendency
LClus1/LClus3 LClus2/LClus3 LClus1/LClus2
Acyl carnitines AcCa 0.67 0.31*** 2.18 < 0.0005  
Fatty acids SFA 0.79 1.08*** 0.73*** < 0.0005 Up in LClus2
MUFA 3.59*** 1.03 3.48** < 0.0005 Up in LClus1
PUFA 3.66** 0.84 4.34*** < 0.0005 Up in LClus1
Sphingolipids Cer 0.54 0.81 0.66 0.117  
CerG1 1.10 0.52*** 2.11 < 0.0005  
CerG2 8.95* 4.58 1.95** 0.009 Up in LClus1
GM3 1.00 0.23*** 4.46*** < 0.0005 Down in LClus2
SM 1.37 0.49*** 2.81*** < 0.0005 Down in LClus2
So 1.37 0.49* 2.81 0.013  
Neutral lipids DG 1.19 22.90 0.05 0.136  
TG 0.82 1.23*** 0.66** < 0.0005 Up in LClus2
Phospholipids PC 1.85 0.40*** 4.67*** < 0.0005 Down in LClus2
PE 2.88 0.68*** 4.27*** < 0.0005 Down in LClus2
PG 0.95 0.31*** 3.09* < 0.0005 Down in LClus2
PI 1.95 0.39*** 4.95*** < 0.0005 Down in LClus2
PS 1.84 0.61*** 3.01* < 0.0005 Down in LClus2
LPC 0.52 0.43*** 1.20 < 0.0005  
LPE 0.45 0.45*** 0.99 < 0.0005  
LPG 0.79 0.31*** 2.53 < 0.0005  
  1. Tendency is indicated only when the cluster is differed from all the other clusters. The * depicts a statistically significant difference. * p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001