Tryptophan-To-Nicotinic-Acid Metabolism in Children with Febrile Convulsions
ARMY BIOLOGICAL LABS FREDERICK MD
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In a group of 10 subjects with febrile convulsions, urinary elimination of kynurenines kynurenine, acetyl-kynurenine, and trioxykynurenine , both spontaneous and after ingestion of 1-tryptophan 5g per 1.73 sq, meters of body surface, was found to be greater than that measured in normal subjects, even allowing for pronounced behavioral variations among subjects.
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