Table 2.

Whole-body protein turnovera

PatientAGGG
FluxbOxidationcIntakeSynthesisdBreakdowneNet Protein BalancefFluxOxidationIntakeSynthesisBreakdownNet Protein Balance
12.550.660.871.881.680.202.560.620.711.941.850.09
22.600.621.141.981.460.522.400.540.891.861.510.35
33.540.881.612.651.930.723.330.821.392.511.950.56
42.981.071.501.911.480.422.951.001.331.951.610.34
52.420.731.091.691.340.362.200.540.861.661.340.32
62.240.621.021.611.220.392.210.550.881.661.330.33
72.770.851.311.921.460.452.630.761.131.871.500.36
83.581.341.812.231.760.473.301.181.632.121.670.46
93.140.981.342.161.800.362.900.731.222.161.680.49
103.080.941.382.141.700.442.590.751.211.841.370.47
113.301.061.722.231.570.662.720.791.531.931.190.75
122.660.801.211.861.450.412.310.541.071.771.240.53
Mean2.900.881.332.021.570.452.670.741.161.941.520.42
SD0.430.210.290.280.210.140.380.200.290.240.240.16
  • a Individualized data are expressed in μmol leucine/kg per min. AAG, combined amino acids plus glucose dialysis; G, glucose dialysis.

  • b P = 0.001 for flux on AAG versus G dialysis.

  • c P < 0.001 for oxidation on AAG versusG dialysis.

  • d P = 0.039 for synthesis on AAG versus G dialysis.

  • e P = 0.346 for breakdown on AAG versusG dialysis.

  • f P = 0.347 for net protein balance (is synthesis minus breakdown) on AAG versusG dialysis.