Further Reading

Dean RFA and Whitehead RG (1963) The metabolism of aromatic amino acids in kwashiorkor. Lancet 1: 188-191.

Jackson AA and Grimble RF (1990) Malnutrition and amino acid metabolism. In: Suskind RM and Suskind LL (eds.) The Malnourished Child, pp. 73-94. New York: Raven Press.

Reeds PJ and Beckett PR (1996) Protein and amino acids. In: Ziegler EE and Fibr LJ Jr (eds.) Present Knowledge in Nutrition, 9th edn, pp. 67-86. Washington, DC: ILSI Press.

Reeds PJ, Fjeld CR, and Jahoor F (1994) Do the differences between the amino acid composition of acute-phase and muscle proteins have a bearing on nitrogen loss in traumatic states? Journal of Nutrition 124: 1754S-1764S.

Waterlow JC, Golden M, and Picou D (1977) The measurement of rates of protein turnover, synthesis, and breakdown in man and the effects of nutritional status and surgical injury. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 30: 1333-1339.

Pulses see Legumes

Pyridoxine see Vitamin B6

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