Data show that uptake of amino acids correlates with myocardial oxygen consumption after aortic cross-clamp in humans; this suggests a direct link between amino acids and myocardial energy metabolism. The aim of this preliminary study was to investigate the anti-ischemic effects of immediate and long-term supplementation of an amino acid mixture. We tested this hypothesis on isolated rats hearts subjected to global ischemia for 30 minutes. Long-term treatment with an amino acid mixture achieved the following: (1) reduced the increase of diastolic pressure (48 +/- 3 mm Hg vs 21 +/- 4 mm Hg; p <0.05); (2) maintained the tissue content of adenosine triphosphate during ischemia (2.5 +/- 0.6 micromol/g wet wt [gww] vs 7.0 +/- 1.2 micromol/gww; p <0.05); and (3) improved the recovery of developed pressure at the end of postischemic reperfusion (11 +/- 2 mm Hg vs 38 +/- 3 mm Hg; p <0.05), reducing the release of creatine kinase (375 +/- 30 microU/min/gww vs 196 +/- 15 microU/min/gww; p <0.05) and lactate (15 +/- 1.5 mg/min/gww vs 5 +/- 1 mg/min/gww; p <0.05). We conclude that long-term supplementation of an amino acid mixture reduced myocardial ischemic damage

Effect of amino acid mixture on the isolated ischemic heart / E. Pasini, T. M. Scarabelli, G. D'Antona, F. S. Dioguardi. - In: THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY. - ISSN 0002-9149. - 93:8A(2004 Apr 22), pp. 30A-34A.

Effect of amino acid mixture on the isolated ischemic heart

F. S. Dioguardi
2004-04-22

Abstract

Data show that uptake of amino acids correlates with myocardial oxygen consumption after aortic cross-clamp in humans; this suggests a direct link between amino acids and myocardial energy metabolism. The aim of this preliminary study was to investigate the anti-ischemic effects of immediate and long-term supplementation of an amino acid mixture. We tested this hypothesis on isolated rats hearts subjected to global ischemia for 30 minutes. Long-term treatment with an amino acid mixture achieved the following: (1) reduced the increase of diastolic pressure (48 +/- 3 mm Hg vs 21 +/- 4 mm Hg; p <0.05); (2) maintained the tissue content of adenosine triphosphate during ischemia (2.5 +/- 0.6 micromol/g wet wt [gww] vs 7.0 +/- 1.2 micromol/gww; p <0.05); and (3) improved the recovery of developed pressure at the end of postischemic reperfusion (11 +/- 2 mm Hg vs 38 +/- 3 mm Hg; p <0.05), reducing the release of creatine kinase (375 +/- 30 microU/min/gww vs 196 +/- 15 microU/min/gww; p <0.05) and lactate (15 +/- 1.5 mg/min/gww vs 5 +/- 1 mg/min/gww; p <0.05). We conclude that long-term supplementation of an amino acid mixture reduced myocardial ischemic damage
Administration oral ; ventricular function left ; animals ; myocardial ischemia ; disease models Animal ; lactic acid ; amino acids essential ; rats ; rats Sprague-Dawley ; creatine kinase ; phosphocreatine ; dietary supplements ; adenosine triphosphate ; dietary proteins ; male ; myocardium
Settore MED/09 - Medicina Interna
THE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY
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