oa South African Medical Journal - The influence of various dietary ascorbic acid levels on serum ascorbic acid and serum cholesterol values of the baboon (Papio ursinus) during captivity
|Article Title||The influence of various dietary ascorbic acid levels on serum ascorbic acid and serum cholesterol values of the baboon (Papio ursinus) during captivity|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *National Laboratory Animal Centre of the South African Medical Research **National Research Institute for Nutritional Diseases of the South African Medical Research Council, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Aug 1973|
|Pages||1503 - 1506|
|Keyword(s)||Animal study, Captive baboon, Dietary ascorbic acid, Nutrition, Serum cholesterol and Serum level|
Previous experiments have shown that newly-captured baboons with a daily ascorbic acid intake of approximately 1 mg/kg body mass experience a marked drop in serum ascorbic acid during the first weeks of captivity.
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