David Schachter et al.
American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology, 306(11), G938-G946 (2014-04-05)
The leucine-to-glutamate (Leu→Glu) pathway, which metabolizes the carbon atoms of l-leucine to form l-glutamate, was studied by incubation of rat tissue segments with l-[U-(14)C]leucine and estimation of the [(14)C]glutamate formed. Metabolism of the leucine carbon chain occurs in most rat