Bistrian, B.R., Blackburn, G.L., Hallowell, E., Heddle, R. Protein nutritional status of general surgical patients. JAMA 1974; 230:858-860
Bistrian, B.R., Blackburn, G.L., Vitale, J., Cochran, D., Naylor, J. Prevalence of malnutrition in general medical patients. JAMA. 1976; 235:1567-1570.
Echenique, M.M., Bistrian, B.R., Moldawer, L.L., Blackburn, G.L. Improvement in amino acid utilization in the critically ill with parenteral formulas enriched with branched chain amino acids. Surg Gyn Obstet 1984; 159:233-241.
Ling, P.R., Hamawy, K.J., Moldawer, L.L., Istfan, N., Bistrian, B.R., Blackburn, G.L. Evaluation of the protein quality of diets containing medium and long-chain triglycerides in healthy rats. J Nutr 1986; 116:343-340.
Istfan, N., Ling, P.R., Blackburn, G.L., Bistrian, B.R. Enhancement of protein breakdown by TNF-alpha in the rat: correlation of in vivo isotope estimates with growth characteristics. Am J Physiol. 1991: 261:106-116.
Ye, S.L., Istfan, N.W., Driscoll, D.F., Bistrian, B.R. Tumor and host response to arginine and branched-chain amino acid-enriched total parenteral nutrition in Walker 256 carcinosarcoma-bearing rats. Cancer Res 1992;69:261-270.