Table 1.

Body composition analysis of mice bearing the MAC16 tumor treated with HMB for 5 days

HMB (g/kg)Water (%)Fat (%)Nonfat (%)
070.8 ± 2.73.8 ± 1.325.4 ± 1.9
0.12565.5 ± 0.93.3 ± 1.631.2 ± 1.5 *
0.2566.5 ± 2.24.4 ± 1.329.2 ± 1.9*
0.567.2 ± 2.33.8 ± 1.229.0 ± 1.4*
  • * P < 0.01 from control group receiving 0 g/kg HMB.