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2 nd Amino Acid Workshop Interorgan Amino Acid Transport and its Regulation 1 , 2

  title={2 nd Amino Acid Workshop Interorgan Amino Acid Transport and its Regulation 1 , 2},
  author={John T Brosnan},
Interorgan amino acid transport is a highly active and regulated process that provides amino acids to all tissues of the body, both for protein synthesis and to enable amino acids to be used for specific metabolic functions. It is also an important component of plasma amino acid homeostasis. Net movement of amino acids depends on the physiological and nutritional state. For example, in the fed state the dominant flux is from the intestine to the other tissues. In starvation the dominant flux is… Expand
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