Corpus ID: 26522544

[Congenital disorders of tyrosine metabolism and their correction in children with tumors].

@article{Baikova1987CongenitalDO,
  title={[Congenital disorders of tyrosine metabolism and their correction in children with tumors].},
  author={V. Baikova and I. M. Vares and V. G. Rybal'chenko and V. Shevchenko and {\'E}. N. Sotnikova},
  journal={Voprosy onkologii},
  year={1987},
  volume={33 11},
  pages={
          42-8
        }
}
The paper deals with the evaluation of quantitative indexes of urine excretion of tyrosine and its metabolites--highly carcinogenic p-hydroxyphenyllactic acid and homogentisic acid--in infants suffering various tumors and their parents. Also, the effect of ascorbic acid (100 mg/kg body weight daily) on tyrosine metabolism was studied. The sick children and their parents showed increased urine excretion of tyrosine and p-hydroxyphenyllactic acid matched by a decrease in that of homogentisic acid… Expand