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

Volume 49, Issue 43
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



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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