Immunomodulation. Part IV: Glutamine.

  title={Immunomodulation. Part IV: Glutamine.},
  author={Susan Givens Bell},
  journal={Neonatal network : NN},
  volume={25 6},
Glutamine, a nonessential amino acid that appears to be conditionally essential during periods of physiologic stress, plays important physiologic roles in the immune system. However, neither enteral nor parenteral glutamine supplementation makes a difference in the rate of systemic infection or of NEC in very low birth weight infants. Thus, the search for… CONTINUE READING