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Membrane Energetics in Protein-Energy Malnutrition


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1 National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Hyderabad-500 007, India
     

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It has been estimated that in less developed countries like India approximately one to three per cent of preschool children are afflicted with severe forms of protein-energy malnutrition (PEM)-marasmus and kwashiorkor. Several clinical and biochemical distinguishing features of these two forms of PEM have been reported.
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Suresh S. Kaplay
National Institute of Nutrition, Indian Council of Medical Research, Hyderabad-500 007, India

Abstract


It has been estimated that in less developed countries like India approximately one to three per cent of preschool children are afflicted with severe forms of protein-energy malnutrition (PEM)-marasmus and kwashiorkor. Several clinical and biochemical distinguishing features of these two forms of PEM have been reported.