oa South African Medical Journal - Plasma renin activity, water excretion and the decay of injected hormones and hormonal effects in rats with protein energy malnutrition
|Article Title||Plasma renin activity, water excretion and the decay of injected hormones and hormonal effects in rats with protein energy malnutrition|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Physiology, Godfrey Huggins School of Medicine, University of Rhodesia, Salisbury, Rhodesia **Department of Human and Animal Physiology, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, CP|
|Publication Date||Oct 1975|
|Pages||1799 - 1803|
|Keyword(s)||Endocrinology, Hormonal effects, Injected hormone decay, Physiology, Plasma renin activity, Protein energy malnutrition and Water excretion|
Plasma renin activity was found to be correlated positively with muscle water content and the presence of oedema in rats with protein energy malnutrition, whereas the muscle potassium content showed a negative correlation with muscle water content.
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