Nutritional Supplement

Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate

The amino acids ornithine and glutamine are combined to form ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OKG).

References

1. Cynober L. Amino acid metabolism in thermal burns. JPEN 1989;13:196.

2. De Bandt JP, Coudray-Lucas C, Lioret N, et al. A randomized controlled trial of the influence of the mode of enteral ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate administration in burn patients. J Nutr 1998;128:563-9.

3. Cynober L. Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate in nutritional support. Nutrition 1991;7:313-22 [review].

4. Romito RA. Early administration of enteral nutrients in critically ill patients. AACN Clin Issues 1995;6:242-56.

5. Cynober L. Amino acid metabolism in thermal burns. JPEN 1989;13:196.

6. De Bandt JP, Coudray-Lucas C, Lioret N, et al. A randomized controlled trial of the influence of the mode of enteral ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate administration in burn patients. J Nutr 1998;128:563-9.

7. Cynober L. Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate in nutritional support. Nutrition 1991;7:313-22 [review].

8. Romito RA. Early administration of enteral nutrients in critically ill patients. AACN Clin Issues 1995;6:242-56.

9. Le Boucher J, Cynober LA. Ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate: the puzzle. Nutrition 1998;14:870-3 [review].

10. Brocker P, Vellas B, Albarede J, et al. A two-centre, randomized, double blind trial of ornithine oxoglutarate in 194 elderly, ambulatory, convalescent subjects. Age Aging 1994;23:303-6.

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