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Amino Acid Transport in Isolated Brain Capillaries

  • P. Cardelli-Cangiano
  • C. Cangiano
  • A. Fiori
  • R. Strom

Abstract

In patients and in experimental animals with severe hepatic failure and/or portal systemic shunting of the circulation, pathologic changes have been described in the transport capacity for neutral amino acids at the level of the blood-brain barrier.

Keywords

Hepatic Encephalopathy Amino Acid Transport Hydrophobic Amino Acid Neutral Amino Acid Amino Acid Uptake 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Cardelli-Cangiano
    • 1
  • C. Cangiano
    • 2
  • A. Fiori
    • 1
  • R. Strom
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of RomeRomeItaly
  2. 2.3rd Department of Internal MedicineUniversity of RomeRomeItaly

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