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Protein Metabolism in An Animal Model of Cancer Associated Cachexia: Effects of Ornithine alphaketoglutarate (1992)

Title:

Protein Metabolism in An Animal Model of Cancer Associated Cachexia: Effects of Ornithine alphaketoglutarate

Key words:

ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate, malnutrition, weight loss

Research Institution:

University of Alberta

Location:

Canada

Researcher:

Vickie E Baracos

Project Description:

Dr. Baracos continued to investigate how ornithine alpha-ketoglutarate (OKG) might improve host protein metabolism and thereby control cachexia and limit the wasting away of muscle tissue in the tumor-bearing host.

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