Effect of Guanidino Compounds on Hen Egg Development
It has been reported that levels of guanidinosuccinic acid,1 methylguanidine2, β-guanidinopropionic acid3 and taurocyamine in serum of uremic patients are significantly elevated compared to normal control subjects. Also, brain levels of taurocyamine and methylguanidine were found to be increaed in experimental uremia produced by bilateral urethral ligation4. Because of these results, methylguanidine, β-guanidinopropionic acid and guanidinosuccinic acid are becoming of interest as potential “uremic toxins”.
KeywordsButyric Acid Guanidine Hydrochloride Uremic Patient Glutaric Acid Uremic Toxin
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