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Amino acid requirements and metabolism and their relevance to parenteral nutrition. In: Wilkinson AW, ed. Parenteral Nutrition. London: Churchill Livingstone, 1972:34–67, with permission. N appears in the feces because the gut does not completely absorb all dietary protein and reabsorb all N secreted into the gastrointestinal tract (see Fig. 6). In addition, N is lost from skin via sweat as well as through shedding of dead skin cells. Moreover, additional losses occur through hair, menstrual fluid, nasal secretions, and so forth.
Because this latter group of amino acids depends on the availability of other, specific amino acids, these amino acids are particularly vulnerable to becoming indispensable if the dietary supply of a precursor amino acid becomes limiting. indd 12 Glucose or Glycerol Methionine +Glu Serine Glycine or +Ala Homocysteine Cystathionine Cysteine Phenylalanine Tyrosine Fig. 4. Pathways of the synthesis of dispensable amino acids. Glutamate is produced from ammonia (NH3) and ␣-ketoglutarate. That glutamate becomes the nitrogen source added to carbon precursors (pyruvate, oxaloacetate, glycolysis products of glucose, and glycerol) to form most of the other dispensable amino acids.
Several methods using isotopically labeled tracers have been defined to quantitate the whole body turnover of proteins. 6 is that the overall turnover of protein in the body is severalfold greater than the input of new dietary amino acids (38). A physiologically normal adult may consume 90 g of protein that is hydrolyzed and absorbed as free amino acids. Those amino acids mix with amino acids entering from protein breakdown IN: ■ P R O T E I N S A N D A M INO AC IDS 15 from a variety of proteins.