Table 2

Comparison of the effects of glucose and meat hydrolysate on the percentage increase in insulin secretion in K and L-cells
Cell type Stimulant n Mean% increase (S.D) Mean diff. (CI95%) p-value *
K-cells Glucose 20 144 (95) −168 (−258,-78) 0.001
MH 20 312 (172)
L-cells Glucose 20 222 (232) −188 (−349,-26) 0.024
MH 20 410 (271)

*independent 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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