Human urinary excretion of L-histidine-related compounds after ingestion of several meats and fish muscle.


1. After oral administration of the muscle of skipjack tuna, about 90% of ingested anserine (Ans) was excreted quickly into urine as Ans (8%) and pi-methylHis (82%), indicating the fast decomposition of Ans into pi-methylHis. This was also the case for chicken muscle ingestion. 2. After eel muscle ingestion, carnosine (Car) excretion was only 1% of the… (More)