oa South African Medical Journal - Nucleic acid content of the intestinal mucosa in kwashiorkor
|Article Title||Nucleic acid content of the intestinal mucosa in kwashiorkor|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Dec 1969|
|Pages||1527 - 1528|
|Keyword(s)||Intestinal mucosa, Kwashiorkor, Nucleic acid content and Nutrition|
The content of nucleic acid and protein of the intestinal mucosa was measured in children with kwashiorkor using serial biopsy specimens. It was found that R A, D A and protein content and ratios did not change to a significant degree between admission to hospital and recovery.
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