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Fig. 1 | Arthritis Research & Therapy

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From: Preserved skeletal muscle protein anabolic response to acute exercise and protein intake in well-treated rheumatoid arthritis patients

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Study design. The stable isotope labeled amino acid 13C6-phenylalanine was infused throughout the study period, and fractional synthesis rate (FSR) of muscle protein (vastus lateralis) was measured in the resting, fasted (BASAL) state and after intake of whey protein alone (PROT) and in combination with unilateral resistance exercise (EX) (PROT + EX). Upper line of grey boxes represents one leg, lower line the contralateral leg. Muscle biopsy time points are marked with B

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