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The effect of L-glutamine and sodium intake in cystinuric patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2125745     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Four patients with cystinuria were studied to assess the effect of L-glutamine and sodium on the urinary excretion of dibasic amino acids. L-Glutamine 2.1 g/d and sodium about 300 mmol/d were given for three weeks, after which L-glutamine 2.1 g/d and sodium about 150 mmol/d were given for a further three weeks. L-Glutamine reduced the excretion of dibasic amino acids in one patient with both sodium regimens, but not significantly. In the remaining three patients no reduction was observed.
N A Aunsholt; G Ahlbom
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0036-5599     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Urol. Nephrol.     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-02-22     Completed Date:  1991-02-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0114501     Medline TA:  Scand J Urol Nephrol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  281-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Medicine C, Aalborg Hospital, Denmark.
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MeSH Terms
Amino Acids, Diamino / urine*
Arginine / urine
Cystinuria / drug therapy,  urine*
Glutamine / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*
Lysine / urine
Middle Aged
Ornithine / urine
Sodium / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use*,  urine
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amino Acids, Diamino; 56-85-9/Glutamine; 56-87-1/Lysine; 7006-33-9/Ornithine; 74-79-3/Arginine; 7440-23-5/Sodium

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