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Effect of Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate on Protein Metabolism in Tumor-bearing Animals (1991)

Title:

Effect of Ornithine Alpha-Ketoglutarate on Protein Metabolism in Tumor-bearing Animals

Key words:

ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate, malnutrition, weight loss

Research Institution:

University of Alberta

Location:

Canada

Researcher:

Vickie E Baracos

Project Description:

Dr. Baracos studied how the drug ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OKG) might improve the absorption and use of nutrients and thereby protect against malnutrition and weight loss in animals with liver cancer.

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