, Volume 39, Issue 9, pp 1004–1005 | Cite as

Increased liver prolyl hydroxylase activity in hamsters infected with the human liver flukeOpisthorchis viverrini

  • N. Hutadilok
  • P. Ruenwongsa
  • E. S. Upatham
Short Communications Biochemistry


A parallel increase in liver collagen content and prolyl hydroxylase activity was observed in hamsters infected with the human liver flukeOpisthorchis viverrini. They were elevated at 2 weeks after infection, gradually increased to approximately 2-fold at 7–11 weeks of infection, and then declined as with duration of infection time increasing from 11 to 22 weeks.


Collagen Human Liver Collagen Content Prolyl Parallel Increase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Hutadilok
    • 1
  • P. Ruenwongsa
    • 1
  • E. S. Upatham
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and Department of Biology, Faculty of ScienceMahidol UniversityBangkok(Thailand)

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