Table 1

 Caloric and nitrogen intake in the four groups under study

GroupCalories (kcal/kg/24 h)Nitrogen (g/kg/24 h)Supplement (g/kg/24 h)
CitArgAlaAsnGlySerHisPro
See materials and methods for more details.
Cit, citrulline; Arg, arginine; Ala, alanine; Asn, asparagine; Gly, glycine; Ser, serine; His, histidine; Pro, proline.
Citrulline20021.0000.0850.0630.0710.010.0490.109
Arginine20020.994
Control20020.3390.2510.2860.3990.1970.438
Sham20020.3390.2510.2860.3990.1970.438