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Catalytic potential of arginase in selected tissues of frogRana hexadactyla during chronic starvation

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The analytic potential of arginase has been studied in the liver and kidney of frogRana hexadactyla during prolonged starvation. Starvation involves the alterations of Michaelis-Menten constant and the maximal velocity of arginase in both the tissues. Increased activation energy values for the enzymes of both the tissues during starvation indicated decreased catalytic potential.

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Anjaneyulu, V.V.R.K., Rajendra, W., Chetty, C.S. et al. Catalytic potential of arginase in selected tissues of frogRana hexadactyla during chronic starvation. Proc Ani Sci 90, 337–341 (1981). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03186009

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Keywords

  • Rana hexadactyla
  • starvation
  • arginase