post-absorptive state

post-absorptive state,

n the condition necessary for accurate measurement of the basal metabolic rate (BMR) in which the ambient temperature must be between 68° and 77° F (20° and 25° C) and the individual being tested must be fully awake, relaxed, and not ovulating.
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Therefore, further studies in the post-absorptive state are clearly necessary in order to determine the direct effects of taurine on lipid metabolism in the liver, without contending with the increase in lipid absorption associated with taurine treatment.
The effects of taurine injection on cholesterol and triglyceride in the sera and liver samples of broiler chickens and mice in the post-absorptive state are shown in Table 1 and 2.
A subject in the absorptive state is expected to show higher IN concentrations than during post-absorptive state; while a subject in the post-absorptive state or fasting is expected to show higher GL than IN levels (Vander et al.
There was a significant decrease in glutamine availability in the post-absorptive state in boys with DMD.