, Volume 39, Issue 5, pp 498–499 | Cite as

Influence of fasting and of a high-protein diet on the activity of rat liver γ-glutamyl transferase

  • D. Adjarov
  • E. Ivanov
  • M. Kerimova
  • L. Lozanova


Fasting for 2 and 4 days progressively increases the activity of hepatic γ-glutamyl transferase (γ-GT) in rat. A high-protein diet (with 42.6 energy percent of protein) for 45 and 90 days inhibits it. It seems that liver γ-GT is susceptible to nutritional influences.


Transferase Energy Percent Nutritional Influence 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Adjarov
    • 1
  • E. Ivanov
    • 1
  • M. Kerimova
    • 1
  • L. Lozanova
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Gastroenterology and NutritionMedical AcademySofia(Bulgaria)

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