, Volume 38, Issue 9, pp 1079–1080 | Cite as

Amino acid concentrations in blood of patients with an acute myocardial infarction

  • M. Wayne Cooper
  • J. B. Lombardini
Specialia Physiologica


Levels of essential and nonessential amino acids in blood of patients with an acute myocardial infarction (AMI) were found in general not to differ from values obtained from non-AMI patients. This is in contrast to blood taurine levels which are elevated in the AMI patients.


Myocardial Infarction Acid Concentration Taurine Acute Myocardial Infarction Acute Myocardial Infarction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Wayne Cooper
    • 1
  • J. B. Lombardini
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology and TherapeuticsTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterLubbockUSA

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