, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 137–138 | Cite as

Splenic enzyme systems as affected by hypothyroidism during pregnancy

  • J. N. Panda
  • J. Goswami
  • P. M. Rao


Influence of thyroid hormones on splenic activities and the role of the spleen during pregnancy were not known. The present study revealed that increased enzyme activities of spleen are associated with pregnancy, and hypothyroidism during gestation led to decreased activities, indicating that the thyroid gland influences them.


Enzyme Enzyme Activity Thyroid Hormone Hypothyroidism Thyroid Gland 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. N. Panda
    • 1
  • J. Goswami
    • 1
  • P. M. Rao
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Physiology and ClimatologyIndian Veterinary Research InstituteIzatnagarIndia

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