Document Detail


Utilization of urea nitrogen for albumin synthesis in the stagnant loop syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4455568     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A study of urea and albumin metabolism was carried out in a patient with the stagnant loop syndrome and in a control subject using radioisotopic and stable isotopic techniques. The patient had a higher rate of urea synthesis, urea hydrolysis in the gut, and of incorporation of recycled urea nitrogen into albumin. Although only a small proportion (0.4%) of the urea nitrogen available was used for albumin synthesis and this constituted only 0.8% of the daily nitrogen requirement for this purpose, the reutilization of nitrogen was relatively much greater than was observed in the control study.
Authors:
R Varcoe; D Haliday; A S Tavill
Related Documents :
16843938 - Urea kinetics: effect of severely restricted dietary intakes on urea hydrolysis.
7252648 - Intravenous nitrogen and energy intakes required to duplicate in utero nitrogen accreti...
22063278 - Influence of pasture or grain-based diets supplemented with vitamin e on antioxidant/ox...
8602598 - Supplementation with gum arabic fiber increases fecal nitrogen excretion and lowers ser...
16418898 - Assessment of effects in mink caused by consumption of carp collected from the saginaw ...
9624878 - Dietary fat consumption and health.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gut     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0017-5749     ISO Abbreviation:  Gut     Publication Date:  1974 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-06-21     Completed Date:  1975-06-21     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985108R     Medline TA:  Gut     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  898-902     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Albumins / biosynthesis*
Blind Loop Syndrome / metabolism*
Blood Urea Nitrogen*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Albumins
Comments/Corrections

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  The role of secretin in the inhibition of gastric secretion by intraduodenal acid.
Next Document:  Thoracic duct and hepatic lymph in idiopathic portal hypertension.