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Table 3 Whole Blood 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
WBC (cells/μl) 5.4±.84 5.4±1.1 6.3±2.1 7.2±1.8 4.5±.98 4.5±.84 5.7±2.0 6.0±1.1 6.1±2.3 6.1±2.4 6.4±2.4 7.0±2.8
RBC (cells/μl) 5.0±.26 5.0±.31 5.1±.17 5.0±.25 4.7±.43 4.7±.31 4.8±.27 4.7±.31 4.9±.28 4.8±.41 4.9±.33 4.8±.37
Hemoglobin (g/dl) 15±.60 15±.69 15±.35 15±.53 14±1.4 14±.80 14±.74 14±.96 15±.74 14±1.0 15±.78 14±.89
Hematocrit (%) 45±1.7 44±2.0 45±.97 44±1.7 42±4.2 42±2.4 43±2.0 42±2.2 43±1.9 42±3.0 43±2.4 42±2.7
MCV (fL) 89±2.1 89±2.0 89±2.1 89±2.1 89±3.0 89±3.1 89±3.4 89±3.2 88±1.7 89±1.7 88±1.5 88±1.7
MCH (pg/cell) 30±.78 30±.89 30±.72 30±.72 30±1.2 30±1.5 30±1.2 30±1.4 30±.60 30±.51 30±.70 30±.70
MCHC (g/dl) 34±.35 34±.33 34±.33 34±.50 34±.44 34±1.1 34±.55 34±.97 34±.70 34±.41 34±.56 34±.69
Neutrophils (cells/μl) 3.1±.59 3.3±.78 3.9±1.1 5.1±1.7 2.3±.79 2.3±.73 3.9±2.0 4.1±1.3 3.7±2.0 3.9±2.0 4.2±1.9 4.8±2.4
Lymphocyte (cells/μl) 1.6±.38 1.8±.83 2.1±1.3 2.1±1.8 1.8±.66 1.4±.19 1.2±.18 1.4±.33 1.6±.48 1.5±.41 1.6±.51 1.6±.47
Monocytes (cells/μl) .43±.10 .41±.09 .45±.18 .47±.17 .32±.11 .33±.10 .35±.09 .39±.13 .50±.19 .48±.20 .49±.21 .51±.20
Eosinophils (cells/μl) .21±.12 .18±.11 .17±.11 .14±.12 .14±.07 .12±.06 .10±.05 .09±.06 .19±.16 .19±.16 .17±.14 .13±.12
Basophils (cells/μl) .06±.01 .07±.03 .07±.03 .06±.02 .06±.02 .06±.02 .06±.02 .06±.02 .08±.02 .06±.01 .06±.02 .07±.02
  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).