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The metabolic fate of glutamine nitrogen in the perfused rat kidney.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  629776     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The fate of glutamine amide and amino nitrogen was determined in the perfused rat kidney. There is a deficit of about 40% in the recovery of glutamine nitrogen and NH3 in the perfusion medium. After correction for the tissue conetent of glutamine, the remaining nitrogen was fully accounted for by small amounts of NH3, glutamate, aspartate and a compound that liberated glutamate on acid hydrolysis, probably 5-oxopyrrolidine-2-carboxylate (pyroglutamate). The latter accounted for 8% of the glutamine metabolized.
B D Ross; S Bullock
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Biochemical journal     Volume:  170     ISSN:  0264-6021     ISO Abbreviation:  Biochem. J.     Publication Date:  1978 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-04-26     Completed Date:  1978-04-26     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984726R     Medline TA:  Biochem J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Glutamine / metabolism*
Kidney / metabolism*
Nitrogen / metabolism*
Reg. No./Substance:
56-85-9/Glutamine; 7727-37-9/Nitrogen

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