Sepsis impairs the intestinal absorption of amino acids by affecting the transporters. Analysis of the transport kinetics suggests that the decreased transport capacity is caused by a reduction in the number or affinity of the transporter proteins.
Immune Effects of Arginine
Antitumor cytotoxicity in vitro Yes
Antitumor response in vivo Yes
Response to sepsis Yes aNot done.
bAthymic nude animals. cHIV infected.
Yes Yes NDa
Yes ND ND
Systemic Sepsis or Endotoxemia
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