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Effect of protein supplemented cassava diet in rats.
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PMID:  8754627     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The effect of feeding rats with cassava diet (tapioca) has been investigated with respect to the activities of superoxide dismutase, catalase and levels of TBARS. By varying the levels of protein in the diet and cyanide content of cassava, the possible role of a high protein diet in the prevention of oxidant stress has been shown. Rhodanese which detoxifes cyanide is also found to be inhibited in rats fed low protein diet while the inhibition was only marginal in the high protein fed groups.
V G Sreeja; S Leelamma
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of biochemistry & biophysics     Volume:  33     ISSN:  0301-1208     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J. Biochem. Biophys.     Publication Date:  1996 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-25     Completed Date:  1996-10-25     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0310774     Medline TA:  Indian J Biochem Biophys     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  149-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Biochemistry, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Trivandrum.
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MeSH Terms
Antioxidants / metabolism*
Dietary Proteins / pharmacology*
Rats, Sprague-Dawley
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Antioxidants; 0/Dietary Proteins

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