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Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 82, Issue 4, pp 1513–1515 | Cite as

Effect of heat and cold factors on amylolytic and invertase activity of the small intestine in growing rats

  • K. R. Rakhimov
  • B. A. Sadykov
Biochemistry and Biophysics
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Abstract

Acute experiments on young rats showed that exposure to heat (40–41°C) and cold (5–6°C) and injections of ACTH (4 units/100 g body weight per injection) during the first week of life led to a sharp decrease in total amylolytic and invertase activity of homogenates and everted segments of the small intestine of the animals. The inhibition of intestinal function continued throughout the next 2 weeks of life.

Key Words

intestine enzyme spectrum exposure to heat hydrolytic function stress 

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  • K. R. Rakhimov
  • B. A. Sadykov

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