, Volume 33, Issue 10, pp 1380–1382 | Cite as

The haemolytic effect of sorbose in dogs

  • P. Keller
  • A. Kistler
Haematologica, Immunologica


The ingestion of L-sorbose, a sugar of the keto-hexose group, causes haemolysis in dogs, but not in rats. Heinz bodies were not found after sorbose administration in either animal species nor were the animals examined deficient in glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase.


Sugar Animal Species Sorbose Heinz Body Haemolytic Effect 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Keller
    • 1
  • A. Kistler
    • 1
  1. 1.Biological Pharmaceutical Research Department F. Hoffmann-La Roche & Co., LtdBasleSwitzerland

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