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The influence of exercise on the daily rhythm of serum homocysteine in horses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17094872     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The aim of this study was to determine the daily rhythms in the blood serum of homocysteine in horses. Ten thoroughbred horses, five athletic (trained for 1 h, 6 days a week) and five sedentary, were used. Blood samples were collected on each subject every 4 h for two days by means of the jugular vein. On each individual sample, the serum concentration of homocysteine was assessed. The results obtained during the experimental period indicated the existence of a daily rhythm of serum homocysteine in sedentary and athletic horses. They also demonstrated that in horses, physical exercise influences the daily rhythm of serum homocysteine.
Authors:
F Fazio; A Assenza; G Crisafulli; G Piccione; G Caola
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-11-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of physiological sciences : JPS     Volume:  56     ISSN:  1880-6546     ISO Abbreviation:  J Physiol Sci     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-27     Completed Date:  2007-04-03     Revised Date:  2008-12-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101262417     Medline TA:  J Physiol Sci     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  455-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Animal Production, Veterinary Chronophysiology Laboratory, Section of Veterinary Physiology, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell'Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy. francesco.fazio@unime.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Circadian Rhythm / physiology*
Female
Homocysteine / blood*
Horses / blood*,  physiology
Physical Conditioning, Animal / physiology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
454-28-4/Homocysteine

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