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Table 4 Independent predictors of logarithmic albumin and BTR identified by multiple regression analysis (N = 111)

From: Significance of serum branched-chain amino acid to tyrosine ratio measurement in athletes with high skeletal muscle mass

  log Albumin
Variable β p
SMI (kg/m2) −0.554 < 0.001
Transthyretin (mg/dL) 0.379 < 0.001
  BTR
Variable β p
SMI (kg/m2) −0.321 < 0.001
FT3 (pg/mL) −0.253 0.001
log Albumin (g/dL) 0.261 0.003
  1. log Albumin Logarithmic albumin; SMI Skeletal muscle index; FT3 Free 3,5,3′-triiodothyronine; BTR Branched-chain amino acid to tyrosine ratio