Phenylalanine Absorption and Metabolism in Parkinsonian PatientsBr Med J 1971; 4 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5782.262 (Published 30 October 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;4:262
- Ann-Kathrine Granerus,
- Rudolf Jagenburg,
- Stig Rödjer,
- Alvar Svanborg
Oral and intravenous L-phenylalanine loading tests were performed in 13 Parkinsonian patients and in 12 control subjects matched for age and weight. The results showed a normal intestinal absorption and a normal elimination from plasma of phenylalanine in the Parkinsonian patients.