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Table 4 Metabolic profile of rats after mild energy and zinc restriction

From: Exogenous recombinant human growth hormone effects during suboptimal energy and zinc intake

Energy/zinc (%) 100/100 70/100 100/70 70/70
Dietary treatment rhGH1 NSS2 rhGH NSS rhGH NSS rhGH NSS
24-EE2 (Kcal/100 g BW) 21.2 ± 2.4 19.6 ± 3.3 17.2 ± 1.5 16.4 ± 0.7 17.4 ± 3.4 19.8 ± 2.0 17.5 ± 2.8 16.5 ± 2.4
RQ3 (VCO2/VO2) 0.82 ± .02 0.89 ± .03 0.82 ± .08 0.89 ± .07 0.90 ± .09 0.81 ± .01 0.82 ± 0.1 0.91 ± 0.01
Physical activity4 2.6 ± 0.5 2.2 ± 0.2 2.0 ± 0.5 2.2 ± 0.1 2.3 ± 0.4 2.7 ± 0.8 2.3 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.3
  1. 1 = Recombinant human growth hormone
  2. 2 = Normal saline solution
  3. 3 = Twenty-four hour energy expenditure
  4. 4 = Respiratory quotient
  5. 5 = Oscillations/minute/kg body weight