Metabolic acidosis and protein catabolism : mechanisms and clinical implications

Metabolic acidosis increases protein degradation resulting in muscle wasting and a negative nitrogen balance. The branched-chain amino acids serve as useful markers of these changes and their catabolism is increased in acidosis, particularly for the spontaneous acidosis associated with renal failure...

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Published in:Mineral and electrolyte metabolism, Vol. 24, No. 1 (1998), p. 13-9
Main Author: Bailey, J L
Format: Article
Language:English
ISSN:0378-0392
Item Description:Date Completed 22.12.1997
Date Revised 02.11.2019
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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