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Hyperproteic diet and pregnancy of rat.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3733339     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We have studied the effects of a purified diet enriched with animal protein (casein 40%, lactalbumin 20%) on different stages of rat pregnancy. We observed that hyperproteic diet, especially when administered from the first day of pregnancy, induces morphological alterations of liver, adrenal cortex, heart and kidney. Moreover, haematic dosages, carried out on 15th day of pregnancy, have shown moderate but significant increase of glucose and triglycerides and significant decrease of circulating aldosterone and corticosterone as well. Finally an early administration of hyperproteic diet causes less numerous litters and high mortality rate at birth.
A M Greco; R Sticchi; P Gambardella; D D'Aponte; P Ferrante
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift für Vitamin- und Ernährungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition     Volume:  56     ISSN:  0300-9831     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Vitam Nutr Res     Publication Date:  1986  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-17     Completed Date:  1986-09-17     Revised Date:  2007-02-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1273304     Medline TA:  Int J Vitam Nutr Res     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Adrenal Cortex / pathology
Adrenal Cortex Hormones / blood
Blood Glucose / metabolism
Dietary Proteins / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Kidney / pathology
Liver / pathology
Myocardium / pathology
Pregnancy, Animal*
Rats, Inbred Strains
Triglycerides / blood
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenal Cortex Hormones; 0/Blood Glucose; 0/Dietary Proteins; 0/Triglycerides

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