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Increased Dietary Supply of Glutamine to Improve Chemotherapeutic Efficacy of Asparaginase (2004)

Title:

Increased Dietary Supply of Glutamine to Improve Chemotherapeutic Efficacy of Asparaginase

Key words:

acute lymphoblastic leukemia, glutamine

Research Institution:

University of Southern Indiana

Location:

Indiana

Researcher:

Tracy G Anthony

Project Description:

Using a mouse model of acute lymphoblastic leukemia, this study investigated whether the provision of a dietary supply of the amino acid glutamine can reduce the toxic side effects and increase the effcacy of tumor killing during asparaginase therapy.

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