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α-Ketoglutaric Acid and Pyruvic Acid in Blood, Cerebrospinal Fluid and Urine


DETERMINATIONS of α-ketoglutaric acid and pyruvic acid in blood, cerebrospinal fluid and urine have been carried out using 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazone method.1 The keto-acid hydrazones were separated, either by paper electrophoresis or by paper chromatography.

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