PMID: 5891680Nov 19, 1965

Phenylketonuria: limit in capacity of pre-weanling rats to oxidize beta-phenyllactate and other alpha-hydroxy acids

Science
F B Goldstein

Abstract

In comparison with mature animals, pre-weanling rats have markedly higher and longer lasting serum levels of beta-phenyllactate following the intraperitoneal injection of a moderate dose. A corresponding age-dependent difference in the rate of oxidation of beta-phenyllactate and other alpha-hydroxy acids was observed in experiments with homogenates and supernatant fractions of rat kidney.

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