Hepato-neuro lab

Ammonia

 Gaz composed by nitrogen and hydrogen.

Gaz composed by nitrogen and hydrogen (NH3). When it dissolved in water (like blood composition), it become on its soluble form and ionic NH4+, its aqueous base.

Ammonia is normally produced in body in small amount (~50-100 uM), however its abnormal increase (hyperammonemia) is damageable, particularly to brain.

Schematic representation of ammonia

Schematic representation of ammonia