Oral Citrulline Does Not Affect Whole Body Protein Metabolism In Healthy Human Volunteers: Results Of A Prospective, Randomized, Double-blind, Cross-over Study

Effect None
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-7 Days
Number of Subjects 12
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 18-29
Body Types Average
Notes for this study:
0.18g/kg citrulline supplementation daily for a week (without exercise) failed to significantly influence plasma IGF-1 or insulin and did not affect muscle protein synthesis rates. A 13% decrease in glutamine concentrations in serum was noted.