Table 1

Plasma amino acid concentrations before (basal) and after LDA or HDA

Vamin 18EF (mmol/l) Basal (μmol/l) LDA (μmol/l) HDA (μmol/l)
Alanine180324  (23)547  (21)1-150 690  (34)1-150
Arginine54115 (11)227 (19)1-150 362 (18)1-150
Aspartic acid2625 (2)34 (3)1-150 44 (4)1-150
Glutamic acid33152 (26)167 (27)180 (20)
Glycine75218 (22)339 (24)1-150 442 (21)1-150
Histidine4477 (2)140 (5)1-150 204 (17)1-150
Isoleucine4384 (7)163 (9)1-150 273 (20)1-150
Leucine60136 (11)215 (10)1-150 355 (24)1-150
Methionine3821 (2)80 (1)1-150 150 (13)1-150
Phenylalanine4862 (5)144 (5)1-150 245 (22)1-150
Proline59229 (37)424 (57)1-150 580 (37)1-150
Serine43122 (4)196 (8)1-150 255 (14)1-150
Threonine47140 (5)268 (8)1-150 354 (24)1-150
Tryptophan956 (6)83 (7)1-150 108 (8)1-150
Valine62262 (22)394 (12)1-150 579 (31)1-150
  • Amino acid concentrations expressed as mean (SEM).

  • The composition of the infused mixed amino acids solution (Vamin 18EF) is given as reference.

  • 1-150 p<0.05 compared with control; p<0.05 compared with LDA.