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Growth rate, muscle protein composition, intestinal absorption of D-galactose and L-leucine and nitrogen balance in rats fed the raw legume Chamaecytisus proliferus L.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3200799     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Growth rate, nitrogen balance, skeletal muscle nitrogen fractions and in vivo intestinal absorption of D-galactose (2 mM) and L-leucine (20 mM) have been measured in male growing rats (90-100 g initial body weight) fed 12% protein diets containing either casein (control) or the raw leafy legume Chamaecytisus proliferus L. (Western Canary Islands). As compared to control casein-fed rats, those fed the raw legume diet exhibited a significant reduction (P less than 0.01) in the rate of growth, nitrogen balance parameters, sarcoplasmic nitrogenous fraction of skeletal musculature and in vivo intestinal absorption of galactose and leucine; however, the non-protein nitrogenous fraction has been found significantly higher (P less than 0.01) than that of control animals, whereas the myofibrillar nitrogenous fraction remained unchanged. The possible nature of these findings is discussed.
Authors:
S Santidrian; G Reig; M Miralles
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plant foods for human nutrition (Dordrecht, Netherlands)     Volume:  38     ISSN:  0921-9668     ISO Abbreviation:  Plant Foods Hum Nutr     Publication Date:  1988  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-01-24     Completed Date:  1989-01-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8803554     Medline TA:  Plant Foods Hum Nutr     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  135-43     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Physiology, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Dietary Proteins / toxicity*
Fabaceae*
Galactose / metabolism
Growth
Intestinal Absorption
Leucine / metabolism
Male
Muscle Proteins / metabolism
Nitrogen / metabolism
Plant Proteins / toxicity*
Plants, Medicinal*
Rats
Rats, Inbred Strains
Sarcoplasmic Reticulum / metabolism
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Proteins; 0/Muscle Proteins; 0/Plant Proteins; 26566-61-0/Galactose; 61-90-5/Leucine; 7727-37-9/Nitrogen

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