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Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 3, pp 367–368 | Cite as

Lysozyme levels in tissues of iron-deficient rats

  • Adria Rothman Sherman
  • Ira Wolinsky
Specialia

Summary

Rats were fed either diets sufficient (300 ppm) or insufficient (5 ppm) in iron for 10 weeks. The iron-deficient animals had lowered hemoglobin and hematocrit levels and higher levels of kidney lysozyme activity than did control animals. There were no significant changes in serum and spleen lysozyme activity levels.

Keywords

Iron Control Animal Lysozyme Hematocrit Level Lysozyme Activity 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adria Rothman Sherman
    • 1
  • Ira Wolinsky
    • 1
  1. 1.Nutrition Program, Division of Biological Health, College of Human DevelopmentThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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