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Microbiological assay of amino acids in serum: valine, leucine, and methionine
  1. J. A. Blackmore,
  2. T. E. Parry
  1. Department of Clinical Pathology, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, Glamorgan, South Wales


    A microbiological method for the assay of valine, leucine, and methionine in serum is described and its accuracy and reproducibility are assessed. Under the conditions specified the L-isomers only of the three amino acids are measured. The serum levels of the three amino acids in 60 normal subjects are presented.

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