Urinary excretion of glycine in tropical sprue


1. Glycine accounts for a significantly greater portion of the total amino acid nitrogen in 24-hr. urine collections from patients with sprue than from normal persons on the same diet. 2. Administration of a 15-gm. dose of glycine orally resulted in a urinary glycine excretion which was approximately three times as high in 5-hr. urine specimens from… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02232326


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@article{Santini2005UrinaryEO, title={Urinary excretion of glycine in tropical sprue}, author={Rafael Santini and Thomas W. Sheehy and C. E. Butterworth}, journal={The American Journal of Digestive Diseases}, year={2005}, volume={8}, pages={273-279} }