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Effect of Protein Starvation and Refeeding Protein on the Vitamin A Status in the Albino Rats


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1 Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India
2 Regional Fruit Research Station, Punjab Agricultural University, Abohar, Punjab, India
3 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, Haryana, India
     

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A number of contradictory reports have appeared on the effect of protein quality on storage of vitamin A in the liver. The data of Esh et al showed significantly lower liver stores of vitamin A in rats, maintained for long periods on rice, wheat and pulse diets in comparison with those fed casein.
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T. K. Thapar
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India
S. K. Munshi
Regional Fruit Research Station, Punjab Agricultural University, Abohar, Punjab, India
D. S. Wagle
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, Haryana, India

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A number of contradictory reports have appeared on the effect of protein quality on storage of vitamin A in the liver. The data of Esh et al showed significantly lower liver stores of vitamin A in rats, maintained for long periods on rice, wheat and pulse diets in comparison with those fed casein.