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Carotid or jugular amino acid infusions and food intake in the cockerel.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  420748     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
1. Infusions of histidine into the carotid arteries of cockerels receiving a histidine-limiting, imbalanced diet caused an increase in food intake, whereas similar infusions into the jugular veins did not. 2. Infusions of lysine into the carotid arteries or jugular veins of young cockerels receiving a balanced, low-protein diet caused decreases in food intake. There was evidence of a more marked effect of carotid infusion. 3. The mechanisms of food intake regulation by amino acids in mammals are applicable to birds and excesses of single amino acids do seem to affect food intake directly.
G Tobin; K N Boorman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of nutrition     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0007-1145     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Nutr.     Publication Date:  1979 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-05-16     Completed Date:  1979-05-16     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372547     Medline TA:  Br J Nutr     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  157-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Carotid Arteries
Chickens / metabolism*
Eating / drug effects*
Histidine / administration & dosage,  blood,  pharmacology*
Injections, Intra-Arterial
Injections, Intravenous
Jugular Veins
Lysine / administration & dosage,  blood,  pharmacology*
Reg. No./Substance:
56-87-1/Lysine; 71-00-1/Histidine

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