Plasma arginine concentrations are reduced in cancer patients: evidence for arginine deficiency?

Yvonne L J Vissers, Cornelis H C Dejong, Yvette C Luiking, Kenneth C H Fearon, Maarten F von Meyenfeldt, Nicolaas E P Deutz

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Abstract

The disturbances leading to cancer cachexia remain to be unraveled. Preliminary evidence suggests that arginine availability in cancer is reduced. However, no valid data are available on plasma arginine concentrations in cancer patients.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1142-6
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume81
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Plasma arginine concentrations are reduced in cancer patients: evidence for arginine deficiency?'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this