Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 22nd, 2004
"Plasma amino acid concentrations decrease in pregnancy despite increased requirements for both maternal and fetal protein accretion. There are few published data on changes in amino acid turnover in pregnancy," said M. Jolly and colleagues, University of London Imperial College. "The aim of this study is to test the hypotheses that (1) whole body nonoxidative leucine disposal (NOLD) is higher and (2) whole body oxidative leucine disposal (OLD) is lower in the third trimester of...
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