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Table 1 Composition of test diets a

From: Short-term glutamine supplementation decreases lung inflammation and the receptor for advanced glycation end-products expression in direct acute lung injury in mice

  Control GLN
(g/kg diet)
Corn starch 449.5 457.8
Casein 200 150
L-glutamine (GLN)b - 41.7
Sucrose 100 100
Soybean oila 150 150
Alphacel non-nutritive bulk (fiber) 50 50
AIN-93G mineral mixture 35 35
AIN-93G vitamin mixture 10 10
L-Cystine 3 3
Choline bitartrate 2.5 2.5
2,5-di-tert-Butylhydroquinone 0.014 0.014
% Energyc   
Carbohydrate 50.6 50.6
Protein 18.4 18.4
Fat 31 31
  1. aOur test diets were 15% high fat diets that modified from the AIN-93G standard formula.
  2. bThe dose of GLN supplement was provided 25% of total amino acid nitrogen. Both of diets were isonitrogenous.
  3. cThe two diets were isocaloric.