Table 1

Effects of high glucose and meat hydrolysate on mean insulin secretion in K and L-cells
Cell   Stimulant n Mean(S.D) μIU/ml Mean diff. (CI95%) Mean% incr. (S.D) t-stat (dF) p-value *
K-cells Basal 20 1.22 (0.44) −1.50 144 (96) −9.96 (19) <0.001
High glucose 20 2.72 (0.75) (−1.81,-1.18)
Basal 20 1.20 (0.45) −3.18 312 (172) −20.88 (19) <0.001
High MH 20 4.39 (1.21) (−3.50, -2.86)
L-cells Basal 20 1.00 (0.58) −3.43 776 (1250) −21.31 (19) <0.001
High Glucose 20 4.43 (0.60 (−3.77,-3.09)
Basal 20 1.02 −3.41 410 (271) −10.40 (19) <0.001
High MH 20 4.42 (−4.09,-2.72)

*paired t-test (p-value <0.05 is significant).

Ahmad et al.

Ahmad et al. BMC Biotechnology 2012 12:64   doi:10.1186/1472-6750-12-64

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