[Total purine content in selected foods]

Z Ernahrungswiss. 1987 Dec;26(4):205-13. doi: 10.1007/BF02023808.
[Article in German]


For the dietary treatment of hyperuricemia and gout, it is necessary to know the total purine content of food. A new method determining the purine content enzymatically, as uric acid, allows routine analysis. Many foods of animal and plant origin were brought in usual or alternative stores and analysed.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Food Analysis*
  • Gout / diet therapy*
  • Humans
  • Purines / analysis*
  • Uric Acid / analysis


  • Purines
  • Uric Acid