Abstract Title:

Glutamine supplement with parenteral nutrition decreases whole body proteolysis in low birth weight infants.

Abstract Source:

J Pediatr. 2005 May;146(5):642-7. PMID: 15870668

Abstract Author(s):

Satish C Kalhan, Prabhu S Parimi, Lourdes L Gruca, Richard W Hanson


OBJECTIVES: To examine the effect of supplemental glutamine (0.6 g.kg -1 .d -1 ) on whole body protein/nitrogen and glutamine kinetics in low birth weight (LBW) infants receiving parenteral nutrition in the immediate neonatal period. STUDY DESIGN: Premature infants

Study Type : Human Study

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