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Experientia

, Volume 37, Issue 7, pp 744–745 | Cite as

Refeeding of mice after fasting stimulates cell renewal in the gall bladder epithelium

  • Ph. Putz
  • L. Bazira
  • G. Willems
Article

Summary

The effect of refeeding of mice after a fasting period on the uptake of 3H-thymidine and on mitotic activity in the gall bladder epithelium was studied by histoautoradiography. A significant increase in both DNA synthesis and mitotic activity was observed after 12 h of refeeding.

Keywords

Gall Gall Bladder Mitotic Activity Fasting Period Cell Renewal 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ph. Putz
    • 1
  • L. Bazira
    • 1
  • G. Willems
    • 1
  1. 1.Eenheid Gastroenterologisch OnderzoekVrije Universiteit Brussel, Fakulteit Geneeskunde en FarmacieBrussel(Belgium)

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