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Table 4 Area under the curves (AUC) for the first three post-prandial hours (nmol/mL per 195 min)

From: Fermentable soluble fibres spare amino acids in healthy dogs fed a low-protein diet

   SF Diet IF Diet P-value
Symbol Trivial name Mean SD Mean SD Group Diet
Plasma acylcarnitine profile (AUC)
C0 Free carnitine 5550.9 905.5 5730.3 857.8 NS NS
C2 Acetyl carnitine 477.2 192.2 415.4 144.8 NS NS
C3 Propionyl carnitine 44.9 16.3 34.9 10.9 NS NS
C4 Butyryl + Isobutyryl carnitine 70.5 34.2 34.4 8.9 NS <0.01
C5 Isovaleryl carnitine, 3- 40.2 9.7 33.2 7.5 NS NS
  or 2-Methylbutyryl carnitine
3OH-C4 3- or b-hydroxy butyryl carnitine 8.1 3.8 5.0 2.0 NS 0.03
3OH-C5 3-Hydroxy-isovaleryl carnitine 40.0 22.9 22.1 4.9 0.05 0.03
C3DC Malonyl-L-Carnitine 4.8 3.4 2.6 0.5 NS 0.09
C4DC Methylmalonyl or Succinyl carnitine 11.6 3.9 8.7 1.9 NS NS
Plasma amino acid profile (AUC)
Gly Glycine 37061.5 6926.3 35606.5 7872.9 NS NS
Ala Alanine 12422.6 31817.2 100995.5 16122.9 NS NS
Val Valine 31261.0 3000.4 30484.3 5729.5 NS NS
Leu Leucine + Isoleucine 29483.5 3201.4 23726.8 5869.7 <0.01 <0.01
Orn Ornithine 3194.6 791.7 2733.9 922.9 NS NS
Met Methionine 12199.7 750.4 11270.7 2351.2 0.02 NS
Phe Phenylalanine 10036.0 887.4 7696.7 2760.1 0.04 0.02
Cit Citrulline 10924.5 5001.4 13217.3 5684.5 NS NS
Tyr Tyrosine 7348.3 628.9 6137.7 1727.5 0.01 0.04
Cit/Orn Citrulline/ornithine ratio 3.3 0.9 4.8 0.9 NS <0.01