Insulin responses to administrations of amino acids and fatty acids in healthy cats.

  title={Insulin responses to administrations of amino acids and fatty acids in healthy cats.},
  author={Kyoji Yasuda and Satoshi Takashima and Mitsuru Takagi and Naohito Nishii and Yasunori Ohba and Hitoshi Kitagawa},
  journal={The Journal of veterinary medical science},
  volume={73 10},
In order to compare the stimulation ability of insulin secretion, we determined changes in plasma glucose and insulin concentrations after intravenous administration of various amino acids and essential fatty acids in clinically healthy adult cats. Plasma glucose concentrations were within the normal ranges after injection of amino acids and fatty acids. Plasma insulin concentrations increased rapidly 2 to 4 min after injection of arginine, then decreased to the basal levels at 20 min in all… 

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