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The effects of changes in plasma amino acid concentrations on erythrocyte amino acid content.
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PMID:  2372938     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In order to determine the effects of large variations in plasma amino acid concentrations upon human erythrocyte amino acid content, the plasma concentration of blood samples was enhanced (x 3.8) by adding amino acids or decreased (x 0.49) by plasma dilution. Before and after incubation (30 s at 37 degrees C), the erythrocyte contents were calculated from whole blood and plasma amino acid concentrations. Large and rapid plasma concentration variations led to significant erythrocyte changes in 11 amino acids. THR, CIT, alpha AB, VAL, MET, ILE, LEU, TYR, PHE, TRP, and ARG. Relationships between erythrocyte and plasma concentrations were determined for these amino acids. These observations were examined in the light of the role played by erythrocytes in blood amino acid transport.
A Schaefer; F Piquard; P Haberey
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical biochemistry     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0009-9120     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Biochem.     Publication Date:  1990 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-08-29     Completed Date:  1990-08-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0133660     Medline TA:  Clin Biochem     Country:  CANADA    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Groupe de Recherche en Nutrition Foetale, Université Louis Pasteur, Faculté de Médecine, Strasbourg, France.
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MeSH Terms
Amino Acids / blood*
Erythrocytes / analysis*
Plasma / analysis*
Regression Analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Amino Acids

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