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Effect of methylcellulose on catabolic processes in normal and irradiated guinea-pig Spleen

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Catheptic activity and metabolic nitrogen was measured in guineapigs treated with methylcellulose, which induced hypersplenism.

It has been found that both parameters varied differently in methylcellulose treated animals as in controls. It has been also found that guinea-pig spleen treated with methylcellulose behave differently than rat spleen treated in the same way.

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Babnik, J., Lebez, D. Effect of methylcellulose on catabolic processes in normal and irradiated guinea-pig Spleen. Int. Z. Angew. Physiol. Einschl. Arbeitsphysiol. 26, 330–334 (1968). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00698309

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