Glutamine, exercise, and the immune system

Thomas Rohde, Kenneth Ostrowski, Bente Klarlund Pedersen


Although it has generally been accepted that cells of the immune system obtain their energy through the metabolism of glucose, it has also been established that glutamine is an important energy source for lymphocytes and macrophages.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNutrition and Exercise Immunology
Number of pages16
PublisherCRC Press
Publication date1 Jan 2000
ISBN (Print)0849307414, 9780849307416
ISBN (Electronic)9781420041798
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2000
Externally publishedYes

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