A comparison of the effects of intravenous infusion of individual branched-chain amino acids on blood amino acid levels in man.

@article{Eriksson1981ACO,
  title={A comparison of the effects of intravenous infusion of individual branched-chain amino acids on blood amino acid levels in man.},
  author={S. Eriksson and L. Hagenfeldt and J. Wahren},
  journal={Clinical science},
  year={1981},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={
          95-100
        }
}
1. Intravenous infusions of L-valine (600 mumol/min), L-isoleucine (150 mumol/min), L-leucine (300 mumol/min) and a mixture of the three branched-chain amino acids (70% L-leucine, 20% L-valine, 10% L-isoleucine; 270 mumol/min) were given to four groups of healthy volunteer subjects. Whole-blood concentrations of amino acids and glucose and serum insulin were measured before and during the infusions. 2. Valine and isoleucine infusions resulted in twelve- and six-fold increases in the respective… Expand
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