Table 7 : Comparison of the plasma amino acid levels
between normal human and Sprague Dawley rats.

Amino acid  Plasma level (mmol/L)
 Human*  SD rats†
Glycine
Children
Adults
-- --
230.4±19.5
--
110-240
170-330
Serine
Children
Adults
--
93-150
56-140
--
169.3±8.0
--
Valine
Children
Adults
--
160-350
150-310
--
205.3±25.4
--
Isoleucine --
37-140
42-100
--
99.2±12.3
-
Children
Adults
Leucine
Children
Adults
--
70-170
66-170
--
173.9±23.2
--
Methionine
Children
Adults
Lysine
Children
Adults
--
13-30
16-30
--
120-290
150-220
--
60.1±7.4
--
403.4±95.9
--
--

*Human data are depicted from Health Encyclopedia.
†Muratsubaki and Yamaki (2011).

Chen et al.Journal of Diabetes Research and Clinical Metabolism  2014 3:5DOI : 10.7243/2050-0866-3-5