Comparison of parenteral nutrition supplemented with L-glutamine or glutamine dipeptides.

@article{Jiang1993ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of parenteral nutrition supplemented with L-glutamine or glutamine dipeptides.},
  author={Zibin Jiang and Lin Wang and Y Qi and Tong Hua Liu and Min Ru Qiu and Naifa Yang and Douglas W. Wilmore},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={1993},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={134-41}
}
Although glutamine is an important fuel used by the intestinal mucosa and other visceral organs, it is not present in any commercially available parenteral amino acid solution. To compare the effects of L-glutamine with glutamine dipeptides, we studied the effects of each in 8 dogs and 60 Wistar rats. In the dog study, three amino acid solutions were compared: standard commercial amino acid solution (control), alanine-glutamine dipeptide-enriched solution (glutamine 3.4%), and glycine-glutamine… CONTINUE READING

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