Effect of Vitamin a Deficiency on Enzyme Systems in Different Tissues of Albino Rats


  • Central Food Technological Research Institute, Discipline of Biochemistry and Applied Nutrition, Mysore, India


Previous studies have shown that in rats fed large doses of vitamin A, activities of PEP-carboxykinase, fructose-1 -6-diphosphatase, glucose - 6 - phosphatase and L-aIanine-2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase were increased in the liver. Beaver et al have found that rats exhibited severe hepatic and adrenal lesions on vitamin A deficiency.

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Health Care and Hospital Management

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