Changes in the plasma amino acid profile in anorexia nervosa.

  title={Changes in the plasma amino acid profile in anorexia nervosa.},
  author={Sabina P{\'a}lov{\'a} and Jiř{\'i} Charv{\'a}t and Jiř{\'i} Masopust and Eva Klapkova and Milan Kvapil},
  journal={The Journal of international medical research},
  volume={35 3},
We evaluated and measured by high performance liquid chromatography the plasma amino acid levels in 11 female patients with anorexia nervosa during a period of significant loss of body weight, compared with 11 healthy age-matched controls. Total amino acid and total branched-chain amino acid levels were similar in both groups, however significantly higher… CONTINUE READING