L-Arginine in Clinical Nutrition

  • Vinood B. Patel
  • Victor R. Preedy
  • Rajkumar Rajendram

Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Basic Processes at the Cellular Levels

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Geoffrey P. Candy, Marietha J. Nel
      Pages 3-16
    3. Agnieszka Pedrycz, Victor R. Preedy
      Pages 17-29
    4. Cristina Maccallini, Marialuigia Fantacuzzi, Rosa Amoroso
      Pages 41-53
    5. Tatyana Dzimbova, Tamara Pajpanova
      Pages 55-70
    6. Philip Newsholme, Kevin N. Keane, Mina Elahy, Vinicius Fernandes Cruzat
      Pages 85-94
    7. Martha Lucinda Contreras-Zentella, Rolando Hernández-Muñoz
      Pages 95-108
  3. l-Arginine Metabolism and Functions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Christopher Tomlinson, Ronald O. Ball, Paul B. Pencharz
      Pages 111-116
    3. Jorge Lloberas, Manuel Modolell, Antonio Celada
      Pages 117-129
    4. Charlotte Breuillard, Christophe Moinard, Marie-Chantal Farges
      Pages 131-144
    5. Christophe Moinard, Charlotte Breuillard, Christine Charrueau
      Pages 145-158
    6. Keiki Ogino, Kei Takemoto
      Pages 175-185
  4. l-Arginine Status in Cells Related to Organ Damage and Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 187-187
    2. Chi-un Choe, Edzard Schwedhelm, Dorothee Atzler
      Pages 213-223
    3. Bingguan Chen, Weimin Wang, Kang Ding, Junchen Wang, Peng Gao, Guowang Xu et al.
      Pages 239-252
    4. Catherine K. L. Too, Salma A. Abdelmagid
      Pages 253-268
  5. l-Arginine Status and Use in Healthy Individuals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 269-269
    2. Farook Jahoor, Jean W. Hsu, Pratibha Dwarkanath, Minerva M. Thame, Anura V. Kurpad
      Pages 271-284
    3. Jonathan M. Greene, Peter L. Ryan
      Pages 285-299
    4. Antoni Pons, Raúl Bescós, Antoni Sureda, Josep A. Tur
      Pages 311-318
  6. l-Arginine and Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 319-319
    2. Reinaldo Barreto Oriá, Orleâncio Gomes Ripardo de Azevedo, Theídes Batista Carneiro, Aldo Ângelo Lima, Richard L. Guerrant
      Pages 321-330
    3. Wenkai Ren, Gang Liu, Shuai Chen, Yulong Yin
      Pages 331-342
    4. Igor Sukhotnik
      Pages 343-352
    5. Sophia Zachaki, Stavroula Gavrili, Elena Polycarpou, Vasiliki I. Hatzi
      Pages 381-391
  7. Therapeutic Uses of l-Arginine: Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 393-393
    2. Mauricio Krause, Ana Paula Trussardi Fayh, Alvaro Reischak-Oliveira
      Pages 395-406
    3. Lucilla D. Monti, Elena Galluccio, Barbara Fontana, Emanuele Bosi, Piermarco Piatti
      Pages 407-417
    4. Andrea Escudero, Jorge Moreno, Jesenia Acurio, Carlos Escudero
      Pages 419-432
    5. Véronique Ouellet, S. John Weisnagel, Denis R. Joanisse, Charles Lavigne, Junio Dort, André Marette et al.
      Pages 433-447
    6. Pawel Bogdanski, Joanna Suliburska, Matylda Kręgielska-Narożna, Anna Jablecka, Jarosław Walkowiak
      Pages 449-459
    7. Kenichiro Arakawa, Masamichi Ikawa, Hiroshi Tada, Hidehiko Okazawa, Makoto Yoneda
      Pages 461-470
    8. Norbert J. Tripolt, Harald Sourij
      Pages 483-496
    9. Claudia R. Morris
      Pages 497-512
  8. Therapeutic Uses of l-Arginine: Cancer, Wound Healing and Infectious Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 513-513
    2. Daniel de Luis, Rocio Aller, Pablo Casas-Rodera
      Pages 515-526
    3. Hung-Yen Lee, Kamal A. Mohammed, Najmunnisa Nasreen
      Pages 527-541
    4. Cristina Fajardo Diestel, Nara Limeira Horst, Alessandra da Rocha Pinheiro Mulder, Ruy Garcia Marques
      Pages 543-552

About this book


This text presents the application of current nutritional knowledge by physicians and incorporates emerging fields of science and important discoveries. 

Written by authors of international and national standing, leaders in the field and trendsetters, Arginine in Clinical Nutrition is essential reading for nutritionists and dietitians, public health scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, health care professionals of various disciplines, policy makers and marketing and economic strategists.


Arginine metabolism Blood oxidative stress Endothelial cells GHRH and the endocrine response NOS and arginine TNFalpha production

Editors and affiliations

  • Vinood B. Patel
    • 1
  • Victor R. Preedy
    • 2
  • Rajkumar Rajendram
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Science & Technology Department of Biomedical SciencesUniversity of WestminsterLondonUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Department Nutrition and Dietetics Nutritional Sciences Division School of Biomedical & Health SciencesKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom
  3. 3.Nutritional Sciences Research Division Faculty of Life Science and MedicineKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Humana Press, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-26007-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-26009-9
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