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Changes of duodenal spermine-binding activity caused by vitamin D deficiency

Research paper by G. Mezzetti, M. S. Moruzzi, B. Barbiroli

Indexed on: 01 Feb '83Published on: 01 Feb '83Published in: Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences



Abstract

Duodenal spermine-binding activity declines to a very low level during the development of chicks fed with a rachitogenic diet. A single injection of 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol is able to restore the activity shown by chicks fed with a normal diet.