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Table 2 Serum Clinical Chemistry Markers

From: Effects of a single dose of N-Acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine (Melatonin) and resistance exercise on the growth hormone/IGF-1 axis in young males and females

Time 0.5 mg Placebo 5.0 mg
  -60 0 15 120 -60 0 15 120 -60 0 15 120
Triglyceride (mg/dl) 75±22 67±16 63±12 63±13 76±28 76±25 76±30 83±37 83±32 80±42 74±38 70±34
Cholesterol (mg/dl) 160±28 164±30 164±35 168±36 167±24 167±38 160±34 165±37 156±20 152±19 160±22 167±28
HDL (mg/dl) 49±10 49±11 51±10 51±11 54±13 53±16 53±14 53±15 56±18 52±13 57±19 60±17
LDL (mg/dl) 95±27 95±27 96±29 98±31 97±16 98±23 94±20 96±22 82±15 84±15 84±16 88±21
GGT (U/L) 23±5.1 22±5.3 23±4.1 22±4.9 25±6.9 26±7.7 25±7.5 24±7.5 25±5.3 25±5.9 25±4.5 25±5.8
LDH (U/L) 231±134 150±51 200±188 121±16 168±51 181±81 266±283 210±83 191±108 218±263 139±22 131±15
Uric Acid (g/dl) 4.7±.71 4.8±.74 5.2±.73 5.6±.80 5.5±.88 5.3±.83 5.1±2.0 5.8±1.2 5.3±.88 5.2±.96 5.5±.87 5.7±.93
Glucose (mg/dl) 99±51 99±48 98±38 92±27 98±22 92±13 89±5.3 89±6.9 87±9.4 85±6.6 88±9.4 87±9.5
BUN (mg/dl) 15±4.8 15±4.9 15±4.1 14±4.2 15±3.9 15±4.0 14±3.5 13±2.9 16±4.8 16±4.3 15±4.6 15±3.3
Creatinine (mg/dl) 1.1±.20 1.2±.23 1.3±.29 1.2±.20 1.0±.13 1.1±.23 1.2±.21 1.1±.22 1.1±.21 1.1±.13 1.3±.17 1.1±.17
Calcium (mg/dl) 9.2±.29 9.4±.37 9.5±.41 9.6±.30 9.4±.39 9.4±.37 9.6±.45 9.6±.60 9.2±.70 9.4±.54 9.6±.52 9.6±.64
Total Protein (g/dl) 7.3±.34 7.3±.36 7.5±.46 7.4±.51 7.6±.42 7.6±.37 7.6±.61 7.5±.61 7.2±.45 7.3±.61 7.3±.48 7.4±.51
Albumin (g/dl) 4.6±.27 4.7±.30 4.7±.29 4.8±.27 4.8±.34 4.8±.31 4.7±.36 4.8±.38 4.6±.33 4.6±.27 4.6±.43 4.7±.39
Total Bilirubin (mg/dl) .77±.25 .75±.25 .79±.28 .84±.32 .68±.24 .67±.21 .74±.25 .82±.27 .78±.42 .74±.47 .74±.46 .83±.47
ALP (U/L) 76±18 76±16 76±16 77±13 79±16 74±16 74±21 75±19 69±14 74±18 71±12 71±14
AST (U/L) 32±16 23±9 27±20 20±7 31±16 34±17 38±22 37±16 28±12 21±6.7 22±5.1 21±5.7
ALT (U/L) 26±4.7 25±4.1 26±4.7 25±5.1 28±12 30±16 30±16 28±15 27±9.8 27±11 27±9.4 28±9.3
CK (U/L) 253±273 231±257 259±298 250±253 273±363 286±370 281±351 262±326 173±105 177±109 182±102 179±101
  1. Data are presented as means ± SD. Results showed no significant differences between groups as a result of either the supplementation or the resistance exercise (p > 0.05).