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Table 5 Experiment 2: Post-prandial changes for plasma amino acids 1-3

From: Leucine content of dietary proteins is a determinant of postprandial skeletal muscle protein synthesis in adult rats

Baseline Whey Wheat Wheat + Leu
Time (min) 30 90 135 30 90 135 30 90 135
Leu 86 ± 4 226 ± 17a* 164 ± 26a* 173 ± 22a* 151 ± 8b* 86 ± 6b 99 ± 5b 211 ± 8a* 137 ± 8a* 148 ± 3a*
Ile 69 ± 2 166 ± 11a* 104 ± 4a* 134 ± 16a* 110 ± 6b* 66 ± 3b 86 ± 6b 98 ± 6b* 60 ± 4b* 67 ± 1c
Val 117 ± 5 234 ± 17a* 161 ± 5a* 186 ± 19a* 154 ± 8b* 91 ± 3b 104 ± 7b 131 ± 18b 77 ± 6b* 77 ± 2c*
Lys 608 ± 24 1083 ± 78* 593 ± 34 688 ± 62 930 ± 64* 553 ± 28 698 ± 14 933 ± 67 597 ± 55 726 ± 48
Met 49 ± 2 102 ± 6a* 62 ± 2a* 80 ± 5a* 72 ± 3b* 42 ± 1b 52 ± 3b 71 ± 3b* 44 ± 4b 46 ± 2b
Thr 309 ± 9 594 ± 73* 567 ± 18a* 554 ± 38a 383 ± 21 330 ± 18b 314 ± 22b 387 ± 12 382 ± 20ab 308 ± 13b
  1. 1Plasma amino acids expressed as μmol/L.
  2. 2Data are means ± SEM; n = 5−6. Means without a common letter differ between treatments within.
  3. time-points, P < 0.05.* Indicates different from fasted (P < 0.05).
  4. 312 h food-deprived controls.