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Table 3 Baseline and End of Study Amino Acids in Controls and Cases

From: Impact of an exercise program on acylcarnitines in obesity: a prospective controlled study

  Baseline p+ End of the Study p+ A vs C B vs D
  Control (A) n = 15 Cases (B) n = 17   Control (C) n = 15 Case (D) n = 17    
Alanine 213.00 (190.27 – 282.78) 238.00 (202.03 – 259.95) 0.59 240.00 (185.52 – 271.17) 208.00 (198.01 – 234.00) 0.59 0.84 0.09
Arginine 46.90 (40.51 – 62.78) 46.70 (38.55 – 52.69) 0.50 51.50 (32.61 – 68.11) 49.60 (37.35 – 59.99) 0.80 0.84 0.37
Citrulline 18.10 (14.95 – 20.41) 15.40 (14.20 – 15.99) 0.15 16.00 (12.96 – 18.42) 14.30 (12.61 – 17.18) 0.38 0.07 0.27
Glycine 200.00 (188.53 – 243.23) 224 (184.30 281.66) 0.42 205.00 (184.78 – 224.29) 208.00 (298.03 – 245.96) 0.34 0.89 0.40
Leucine 101.00 (84.59 – 108.20) 95.50 (85.85 - 101.97) 0.53 96.80 (89.02 – 111.67) 95.60 (91.83 – 104.93) 0.74 0.63 0.78
Methionine 42.90 (36.81 – 45.96) 40.10 (36.15 – 44.36) 0.50 44.00 (34.53 – 48.14) 40.20 (30.41 – 44.89) 0.23 0.76 0.54
Ornithine 74.20 (66.33 – 81.85) 79.40 (75.70 – 84.46) 0.28 69.20 (60.00 – 72.21) 66.00 (59.23 – 70.15) 0.40 0.21 0.003*
Phenylalanine 51.80 (44.61 – 53.71) 44.60 (43.20 – 49.09) 0.21 44.40 (40.06 – 49.91) 44.60 (42.90 – 47.67) 0.80 0.18 0.76
Tyrosine 49.80 (44.87 – 62.62) 45.50 (41.90 – 50.58) 0.26 45.90 (39.97 – 51.14) 41.50 (37.60 – 44.97) 0.05 0.16 0.05*
Valine 123.00 (97.69 – 153.35) 115.00 (101.09 – 142.67) 0.71 121.00 (102.11 – 141.35) 111.00 (98.99 – 124.87) 0.27 0.56 0.30
  1. ^ All values are in μmol/l. Results are reported in Median and 95% Confidence Interval.
  2. +p Values were calculated by Mann–Whitney Test.
  3. p Values were calculated by Wilcoxon Rank Test.
  4. * Significant Result p < 0.05.