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Evaluation of Amino Acid Requirements in Uremia by Determination of Intracellular Free-Amino-Acid Concentrations in Muscle

  • Jonas Bergström
  • Anders Alvestrand
  • Peter Fürst

Abstract

Many studies have documented abnormal plasma concentrations of amino acids in patient with chronic renal failure (Gulyassy et al., 1968; Young and Parsons, 1969; Giordano et al., 1970; Swendseid and Kopple, 1973). Typical findings are low concentrations of several essential amino acids and high concentrations of some nonessential amino acids. Certain abnormalities appear to be caused by renal failure whereas others, resembling those observed in subjects with low intake of protein and energy, may be related to malnutrition.

Keywords

Free Amino Acid Essential Amino Acid Plasma Amino Acid Uremic Patient Amino Acid Requirement 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonas Bergström
    • 1
    • 2
  • Anders Alvestrand
    • 1
    • 2
  • Peter Fürst
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Renal MedicineKarolinska InstituteStockholmSweden
  2. 2.Huddinge University HospitalHuddingeSweden

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