oa South African Medical Journal - The effect of protein energy malnutrition on plasma renin and oedema in the pig

Volume 51, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Five litter-mate male pigs, aged 7 days and fed a standard Pig Industry Board diet containing 190 g/kg dry mass of digestible protein, were compared with 10 male pigs from two litters fed a protein-deficient diet (50 g/kg) for a period of 70 days.

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