Introduction: Tryptophan is the precursor of serotonin and niacin (vitamin B3), critical for normal cellular metabolism. Tryptophan and niacin can be deficient in patients with serotonin producing neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Niacin deficiency can lead to symptoms including pellagra.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: MD Grietje Bouma