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Phenylalanine Absorption and Metabolism in Parkinsonian Patients

Br Med J 1971; 4 doi: (Published 30 October 1971) Cite this as: Br Med J 1971;4:262
  1. Ann-Kathrine Granerus,
  2. Rudolf Jagenburg,
  3. Stig Rödjer,
  4. 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.