The biochemistry of vitamin B6 is basic to the cause of the Chinese restaurant syndrome.

@article{Folkers1984TheBO,
  title={The biochemistry of vitamin B6 is basic to the cause of the Chinese restaurant syndrome.},
  author={Karl Folkers and Satoshi Shizukuishi and R. Willis and S L Scudder and Kaoru Takemura and J B Longenecker},
  journal={Hoppe-Seyler's Zeitschrift fur physiologische Chemie},
  year={1984},
  volume={365 3},
  pages={405-14}
}
The concept of this basic research was that monosodium L-glutamate could reveal a deficiency of vitamin B6 by the neurological reactions known as the Chinese Restaurant Syndrome. An other amino acid, tryptophan, administered to subjects, is known to reveal a deficiency of vitamin B6 by the excretory xanthurenic acid, etc. The presence and degree of a… CONTINUE READING