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dc.contributor.authorCruzat, Vinicius
dc.contributor.authorNewsholme, P.
dc.identifier.citationCruzat, V. and Newsholme, P. 2017. Glutamine and the immune system. In Nutrition, Immunity, and Infection, 357-374.

© 2018 by Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. Glutamine is recognized as a crucial and versatile amino acid for cell survival and growth, playing an important role in metabolism. Moreover, compared to all other amino acids in the body, glutamine is present at the highest extracellular concentration, and is considered the most abundant free amino acid. In fact, in addition to glucose, glutamine represents a primary nutrient for maintenance of the body’s homeostasis (Newsholme et al. 2003a).

dc.titleGlutamine and the immune system
dc.typeBook Chapter
dcterms.source.titleNutrition, Immunity, and Infection
curtin.departmentSchool of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
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