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Excretion of urinary amino acids in children with postural proteinuria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4055238     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The urinary excretion of free amino acids was studied in urine specimens from 12 subjects with postural proteinuria in recumbent posture and after a period of upright lordotic posture. The lordotic posture produced an increased urinary excretion of total amino acid and 12 amino acids, particularly of taurine, glutamic acid, a-amino adipic acid, valine, leucine, ethanolamine and arginine. However, 90 min after the lordotic posture, all amino acids returned to the initial values. Although, many factors must be considered in the evaluation of the urinary excretion of amino acids, an increased urinary excretion of amino acids occurring after the lordotic posture may be the result of reabsorption disturbance of the renal tubules.
Authors:
Y Suzuki; I Imai; S Shimao; I K Miura; T Okada
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The International journal of pediatric nephrology     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0391-6510     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Pediatr Nephrol     Publication Date:    1985 Jul-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-12-19     Completed Date:  1985-12-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8007162     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Nephrol     Country:  ITALY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  195-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Amino Acids / urine*
Child
Female
Humans
Male
Posture*
Proteinuria / urine*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amino Acids

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