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Table 2 Arterial concentrations of branched chain, essential, nonessential, and total amino acids during hyperinsulinemic statesa

From: Leucine disposal rate for assessment of amino acid metabolism in maintenance hemodialysis patients

  Hemodialysis Control
Amino Acids Baseline HEGC HEAC P Baseline HEGC HEAC P
BCAA 295 (240, 346) 199 (157, 237) 298 (267, 347) <0.001 314 (253, 342) 203 (159, 226) 344 (298, 378) <0.001
EAA 779 (615, 1230) 597 (445, 998) 929 (737, 1243) <0.001 701 (590, 769) 522 (426, 583) 622 (582, 822) <0.001
NEAA 1234 (1030, 1458) 1049 (930, 1230) 1355 (1209, 1710) <0.001 1340 (1049, 1622) 1083 (757, 1246) 1485 (1331, 1764) <0.001
TAA 2243 (1883, 2503) 1721 (1140, 2104) 2448 (1969, 2733) <0.001 2070 (1889, 2316) 1635 (1362, 1854) 1926 (1551, 2293) <0.001
  1. BCAA branched chain amino acid, EAA essential amino acid, HEAC hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic-euaminoacidemic clamp, HEGC hyperinsulinemic-euglycemic clamp, NEAA nonessential amino acid, TAA total amino acid
  2. aAll amino acids expressed as median (IQR), μmol/L. P values were derived from linear mixed-effects models with random intercepts