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Table 2 Plasma EAA, leucine and insulin levels in rats, measured 60 min after administration1

From: Effects of whey protein hydrolysate ingestion on post-exercise muscle protein synthesis compared with intact whey protein in rats

 Group·Protein doses (g protein/kg BW)p (two-factor ANOVA)
 Controls·0WPH·0.5WPC·0.5WPH·2.0WPC·2.0TreatmentDoseInteraction
EAA (μmol/L)1907 ± 392034 ± 352221 ± 59#4994 ± 179#5322 ± 287#0.147< 0.0010.684
Leu (μmol/L)226 ± 11252 ± 7a309 ± 15a,#850 ± 32b,#1047 ± 57c,#0.001<  0.0010.049
Insulin (pmol/L)5.3 ± 0.56.5 ± 0.4ab4.4 ± 0.8a7.5 ± 1.3ab10.5 ± 1.7b0.6680.0040.036
  1. 1Values are mean ± SEM. a, b, cMean values with unlike letters were significantly different, p < 0.05; Tukey’s post hoc test. # Significantly different from Controls·0, p < 0.05; Bonferroni corrected t tests