Amino acid concentration in plasma after gastro-intestinal, intraportal and intravenous administration of glutamic acid.

Three groups of dogs with two dogs in each group were given a solution of glutamic acid by three different routes: gastrointestinally, intraportally and intravenously. Free plasma amino acid concentrations were determined in arterial blood and peripheral, portal and hepatic venous blood. Blood sampling was performed before, during and after the two-hour… CONTINUE READING