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Table 1 Activities of amylase, lipase, alanine transaminase (ALT), aspartate transaminase (AST), and interleukin-6 (IL-6) levels in serum samples

From: Suppression of acute pancreatitis by L-lysine in mice

Group: I II III IV
Parameter (Normal) (Arginine, 400 mg/kg) (Arginine + Lysine) treated (Arginine + Lysine) protected
Amylase (U/l)     
Mean ± SD 400 ± 45 1600 ± 99 1191 ± 84 650 ± 75
P value --- <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
P*   --- <0.001 <0.001
Lipase (U/l)     
Mean ± SD 127 ± 19 397 ± 76 211 ± 57 180 ± 79
P value --- <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
P*   -- <0.01 <0.01
AST(U/l)     
Mean ± SD 25 ± 2.3 64 ± 2.0 46 ± 2.5 33 ± 9
P value   <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
P*    <0.05 <0.05
ALT(U/l)     
Mean ± SD 24 ± 3.1 50.7 ± 4.2 42 ± 2.2 36 ± 2.6
P value --- <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
P*   -- <0.05 <0.001
IL-6 (ng/l)     
Mean ± SD 22 ± 2.1 90.7 ± 7.7 63 ± 5.1 39 ± 5
P value --- <0.05 <0.05 <0.001
P*   -- <0.05 <0.01
  1. P < 0.05 compared with the control
  2. * Treated versus untreated