If you find those exact numbers, I would also be interested in
them. Methionine shouldn't be acutely toxic, but a higher % Met
(of total amino acid intake) over time seems to damage the kidneys. You
may want to check medline; I remember seeing some abstracts mentioning
restriction for chronic renal failure patients.
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Andreas Jerlich (Andreas.Jerlich at kfunigraz.ac.at) wrote:
: Dear Colleagues,
: I'm interested in references concerning concentrations of methionine
: with toxic effects on human metabolism (oral intake, parenteral
: nutrition, ...) ???
: Andreas Jerlich, Institute of Biochemistry
: University of Graz, Schubertstraße 1, A-8010 Graz
: Tel: (++43 316) 380 5499 Fax: (++43 316) 380 9016
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