Is there a role for ketoacid supplements in the management of CKD?

Abstract

Ketoacid (KA) analogues of essential amino acids (EAAs) provide several potential advantages for people with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD). Because KAs lack the amino group bound to the α carbon of an amino acid, they can be converted to their respective amino acids without providing additional nitrogen. It has been well established that a diet with… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.09.029

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