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A diethylpyrocarbonate-based derivatization method for the LC-MS/MS measurement of plasma arginine and its chemically related metabolites and analogs.

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Summary of "A diethylpyrocarbonate-based derivatization method for the LC-MS/MS measurement of plasma arginine and its chemically related metabolites and analogs."

Changes in NO metabolism correlate with cardiovascular risk factors and are associated with endothelial dysfunction. NO availability is regulated by nitric oxide synthase (NOS) and arginine and some chemically related metabolites and analogs have the capacity to alter NOS activity. Hence the need for analytical methods for the simultaneous assessment of these analytes.

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Name: Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry
ISSN: 1873-3492
Pages: 29-36

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