L-Arginine in Clinical Nutrition

  • Vinood B. Patel
  • Victor R. Preedy
  • Rajkumar Rajendram

Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Basic Processes at the Cellular Levels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Geoffrey P. Candy, Marietha J. Nel
      Pages 3-16
    3. Agnieszka Pedrycz, Victor R. Preedy
      Pages 17-29
    4. Cristina Maccallini, Marialuigia Fantacuzzi, Rosa Amoroso
      Pages 41-53
    5. Tatyana Dzimbova, Tamara Pajpanova
      Pages 55-70
    6. Philip Newsholme, Kevin N. Keane, Mina Elahy, Vinicius Fernandes Cruzat
      Pages 85-94
    7. Martha Lucinda Contreras-Zentella, Rolando Hernández-Muñoz
      Pages 95-108
  3. l-Arginine Metabolism and Functions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Christopher Tomlinson, Ronald O. Ball, Paul B. Pencharz
      Pages 111-116
    3. Jorge Lloberas, Manuel Modolell, Antonio Celada
      Pages 117-129
    4. Charlotte Breuillard, Christophe Moinard, Marie-Chantal Farges
      Pages 131-144
    5. Christophe Moinard, Charlotte Breuillard, Christine Charrueau
      Pages 145-158
    6. Keiki Ogino, Kei Takemoto
      Pages 175-185
  4. l-Arginine Status in Cells Related to Organ Damage and Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187

About this book


This text presents the application of current nutritional knowledge by physicians and incorporates emerging fields of science and important discoveries. 

Written by authors of international and national standing, leaders in the field and trendsetters, Arginine in Clinical Nutrition is essential reading for nutritionists and dietitians, public health scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, health care professionals of various disciplines, policy makers and marketing and economic strategists.


Arginine metabolism Blood oxidative stress Endothelial cells GHRH and the endocrine response NOS and arginine TNFalpha production

Editors and affiliations

  • Vinood B. Patel
    • 1
  • Victor R. Preedy
    • 2
  • Rajkumar Rajendram
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Science & Technology Department of Biomedical SciencesUniversity of WestminsterLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department Nutrition and Dietetics Nutritional Sciences Division School of Biomedical & Health SciencesKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Nutritional Sciences Research Division Faculty of Life Science and MedicineKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26009-9
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-26007-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-26009-9
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