Urinary metabolites of caffeine in the premature infant

R. Gorodischer, E. Zmora, Z. Ben-Zvi, D. Warszwaski, A. Yaari, S. Sofer, M. J. Arnaud

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Caffeine metabolites in urine from premature infants were analysed by TLC and HPLC. Caffeine, dimethyluric acids, mono- and dimethylxanthines and, for the first time, a uracil derivative (6-amino-5-[N-methylformylamino]-1,3-dimethyluracil) were identified.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)497-499
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Clinical Pharmacology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1 Jul 1986


  • 6-amino-5[N-methylamino] -1,3-dimethyluracil
  • caffeine
  • caffeine metabolites
  • infants
  • prematurity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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