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Amino acids in health and disease

new perspectives : proceedings of a Searle-UCLA symposium held at Keystone, Colorado, May 30-June 4, 1986

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Published by Liss in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amino acids -- Congresses,
  • Neurotransmitters -- Congresses,
  • Phenylketonuria -- Congresses,
  • Amino Acids -- metabolism -- congresses,
  • Neuroregulators -- metabolism -- congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Seymour Kaufman.
    SeriesUCLA symposia on molecular and cellular biology ;, new ser., v. 55
    ContributionsKaufman, Seymour., G.D. Searle & Co., University of California, Los Angeles., UCLA Symposium "Amino Acids in Health and Disease: New Perspectives" (1986 : Keystone, Colo.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP561 .A484 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 619 p. :
    Number of Pages619
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2374834M
    ISBN 100845126547
    LC Control Number87003015


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The disease phenylketonuria (PKU) demonstrates the dichotomy between essential and nonessential amino acids.