Lysine Metabolic Availability in Children
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04135040|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : October 22, 2019
Last Update Posted : October 24, 2019
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Children||Dietary Supplement: L-Amino Acid||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||6 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Basic Science|
|Official Title:||Assessment of the Protein Quality of Cereal Grains in School-aged Children|
|Actual Study Start Date :||June 1, 2017|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||September 1, 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||September 1, 2020|
Experimental: Lysine metabolic availability
Lysine metabolism from pure amino acids and cereal foods in children.
Dietary Supplement: L-Amino Acid
8 different lysine intakes (L-Amino Acid and food) will be tested for 8 hours each.
- 13 CO2 production [ Time Frame: 8 hours (1 study day) ]Breath samples will be collected during the study day, to measure the rate of oxidation of tracer phenylalanine in the expired breath.
- Urinary lysine [ Time Frame: 8 hours, 2 samples at the beginning and end of the study day. ]Urine will be collected during the study day to measure urinary excretion of lysine.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04135040
|Contact: Rajavel Elango, PhD||6048752000 ext firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Katia Caballero, PhD student||6048752000 ext email@example.com|
|Canada, British Columbia|
|BC Children's Hospital Research Institute||Recruiting|
|Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z4H4|
|Contact: Rajavel Elango, PhD 6048752000 ext 4911 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Rajavel Elango, PhD||University of British Columbia|