Further Reading

Anonymous (1987) Pellagra treated with tryptophan. Nutrition Reviews 45: 142-151.

Bender DA (1992) Niacin. In Nutritional Biochemistry of the Vitamins, pp. 184-222. Cambridge: CUP.

Carpenter KJ (ed.) (1981) Pellagra: Benchmark papers in History of Biochemistry, vol. 2. Stroudsberg, PA: Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross.

Carpenter KJ and Lewin WJ (1985) A reexamination of the composition of diets associated with pellagra. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 115: 543-552.

Combs GF Jr (1998) Niacin. In The Vitamins. Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health, 2nd edn., pp. 312-331. New York: Academic Press.

Cook NE and Carpenter KJ (1987) Leucine excess and niacin status in rats. Journal of Nutrition 117: 519-526.

Fu CS, Swendseid ME, Jacob RA, and McKee RW (1989) Biochemical markers for assessment of niacin status in young men: Levels of erythrocyte niacin coenzymes and plasma tryptophan. Journal of Nutrition 119: 1949-1955.

Henderson LM (1983) Niacin. Annual Review of Biochemistry 3: 289-307.

Horwitt MK, Harvey CC, Rothwell WS, Cutler JL, and Haffron D (1956) Tryptophan-niacin relationship in man. Journal of Nutrition 60(supplement 1): 1-43.

Jacob RA (2001) Niacin. In Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 8th edn., pp. 199-206. Washington, DC: ILSI Press.

Multiauthor symposium (1981) Pellagra. Federation Proceedings 40: 1519-1537.

Sauberlich HE (1999) Niacin (nicotinic acid, nicotinamide). In Laboratory Tests for the Assessment of Nutritional Status, 2nd edn., pp. 161-174. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Van Eys J (1991) Nicotinic acid. In: Machlin LJ (ed.) Handbook of Vitamins, vol. 2, pp. 311-340. New York: Marcel Dekker.

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