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Table 2 Plasma amino acid levels and dietary intake in PKU patients

From: The cardiovascular phenotype of adult patients with phenylketonuria

  mean ± SD n
Phenylalanine – μmol/l 1172 ± 380 21
Tyrosine – μmol/l 85.6 ± 38.5 21
Phe mean 5y – μmol/l 1027 ± 263 22
Current total protein intake - g/d 72.8 ± 12.4 19
Current synthetic protein intake - g/d 58.1 ± 14.2 19
Current total protein intake - g/kg/d 0.92 ± 0.20 18
Current synthetic protein intake - g/kg/d 0.73 ± 0.21 18
Total protein intake mean of 5y - g/kg/d 0.94 ± 0.21 18
Synthetic protein intake mean of 5y - g/kg/d 0.75 ± 0.22 18