TABLE 1

Effects of leucine supplementation on plasma hormone levels in HFD-fed mice

HFD-WHFD-Leu
Insulin (ng/ml)5.28 ± 0.783.26 ± 0.56*
Glucagon (pg/ml)52.3 ± 9.923.9 ± 1.3*
Leptin (ng/ml)36.3 ± 3.318.2 ± 5.4
Adiponectin (mg/ml)11.1 ± 1.410.3 ± 0.5
Corticosterone (ng/ml)149 ± 39112 ± 34
Epinephrine (ng/ml)0.89 ± 0.191.11 ± 0.20
Norepinephrine (ng/ml)0.89 ± 0.220.86 ± 0.16
  • Data are means ± SE.

  • *

    * P < 0.05 and

  • P < 0.01, HFD-W vs. HFD-Leu; n = 5.