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Glutamine (L-Glutamine) Summary

Description: A non-essential amino acid present abundantly throughout the body and is involved in many metabolic processes. It is synthesized from GLUTAMIC ACID and AMMONIA. It is the principal carrier of NITROGEN in the body and is an important energy source for many cells.

Also Known As: L-Glutamine; D-Glutamine; D Glutamine; L Glutamine

Networked: 4425 relevant articles (224 outcomes, 621 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Glutamine is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 21 outcomes 70 studies in 635 results
  2. Critical Illness (Critically Ill) : 18 outcomes 66 studies in 257 results
  3. Infection : 17 outcomes 32 studies in 205 results
  4. Sepsis (Septicemia) : 14 outcomes 25 studies in 171 results
  5. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 9 outcomes 24 studies in 132 results
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Drugs Related to Glutamine

  1. Arginine (L-Arginine)
  2. Glutamic Acid (Glutamate)
  3. Nitrogen
  4. Ammonia
  5. Glutathione (Reduced Glutathione)
  6. Glucose (Dextrose)
  7. Growth Hormone (Somatotropin)
  8. Urea (Carbamide)
  9. Butyrates (Butyrate)
  10. Amino Acids
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Therapies Related to Glutamine

  1. Parenteral Nutrition
  2. Enteral Nutrition (Feeding, Tube)
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Total Parenteral Nutrition
  5. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow)
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