oa South African Medical Journal - The effect of protein energy malnutrition on plasma renin and oedema in the pig
|Article Title||The effect of protein energy malnutrition on plasma renin and oedema in the pig|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Human and Animal Physiology, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, CP **Department of Medical Physiology, University of the West Indies, Jamaica|
|Publication Date||Jan 1977|
|Pages||18 - 20|
|Keyword(s)||Oedema, Physiology, Pig, Plasma renin and Protein energy malnutrition|
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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