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Immunological reactions of pigs during long-term beta-adrenergic treatment.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1974377     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Experiments were performed to determine the effects of the beta-adrenergic agonist Ro 16-8714 on the immune system of finishing pigs fed an adequate or a low-protein diet. Growth rate, nitrogen and fat retention, body composition as well as spleen weight were influenced by both beta-agonist and/or protein level, as expected. However, lymphocyte stimulation with Concanavalin A and phytohemagglutinine in vitro or in vivo antibody production against horse red blood cells were not changed by the beta-agonist in pigs fed sufficient or insufficient amounts of protein.
H Hirni; S Lazary; J Blum
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zentralblatt für Veterinärmedizin. Reihe A     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0514-7158     ISO Abbreviation:  Zentralbl Veterinarmed A     Publication Date:  1990 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-09-11     Completed Date:  1990-09-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0331323     Medline TA:  Zentralbl Veterinarmed A     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  264-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Animal Breeding, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
2-Hydroxyphenethylamine / analogs & derivatives,  pharmacology*
Adrenergic beta-Agonists / pharmacology*
Antibody Formation / drug effects
Dietary Proteins / administration & dosage*
Immunity, Cellular / drug effects
Lymphocyte Activation / drug effects
Phenethylamines / pharmacology*
Swine / immunology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic beta-Agonists; 0/Dietary Proteins; 0/Phenethylamines; 7568-93-6/2-Hydroxyphenethylamine; 90505-66-1/4-(3-(bis(beta-hydroxyphenethyl)amino)butyl)benzamide

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