keto acids


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keto acids

compounds containing both of the groups CO (carbonyl) and COOH (carboxyl).
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Branched chain amino acid compounds and their corresponding alpha keto acids and the enzymatic defect in MSUD was demonstrated by Dancis et al.
lactate, urates, keto acids and others, enabling the preservation of complex and efficient cell functions related to acid-base balance (12-14,17).
Catabolism of these amino acids is initiated by transamination reaction with alpha-ketoglutarate to form glutamate and branched-chain keto acids (BCKAs).
The quantitation of a- keto acids by fluorescence HPLC has been reviewed [46].
Rexim's 17,000m2 Ham site mainly produces high quality pharmaceutical grades of amino acids, their salts and derivatives, as well as peptides and keto acids.
Accumulation of these 3 amino acids and their corresponding keto acids leads to encephalopathy and progressive neurodegeneration in untreated infants.
Increased amounts of keto acids, including phenylpyruvate, were detected during analysis of the urine.
Poor preservation of samples will lead to nonenzymatic conversion of all keto acids to the respective hydroxyacid; for example, acetoacetate is converted to 3-hydroxybutyrate, and 2-ketoglutarate is converted to 2-hydroxyglutarate.
The reagent blank was prepared following the same procedure, without the addition of a- keto acids.
During this reaction alpha keto acids converted into amino acids may be utilized on the protein synthesis, thus regulating the carbohydrate and protein metabolisms (Knox and Greengard, 1965; Martin et al 1981).
Influence of branched-chain amino acids and branched-chain keto acids on protein synthesis in isolated hepatocytes.