TABLE 2

Plasma amino acid concentrations

Amino acidsControlInsulinInsulin + AASignificance
Thr175 ± 18117 ± 9.0510 ± 32*
Ser159 ± 19151 ± 14396 ± 34*
Glu274 ± 25387 ± 72362 ± 39
Gln623 ± 131649 ± 97721 ± 41
Gly814 ± 971,137 ± 1512,161 ± 169*
Ala492 ± 80289 ± 271,111 ± 125*
Val410 ± 58301 ± 30873 ± 45*
Met48 ± 3.944 ± 5.5220 ± 15*
Ile178 ± 21120 ± 14576 ± 36*
Leu326 ± 32255 ± 28645 ± 40*
Tyr80 ± 1160 ± 7.055 ± 5.0
Phe143 ± 22126 ± 13286 ± 27*
Lys168 ± 23118 ± 10367 ± 22*
His88 ± 7.069 ± 10152 ± 28
Arg204 ± 17206 ± 21571 ± 39*
  • Data are means ± SE in μmol/l average values of 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 h taken in each animal.

  • *

    * Insulin + AA group higher than control group, P < 0.001;

  • insulin + AA group higher than insulin group, P < 0.001;

  • significant differences between control group and insulin group, P < 0.05.