Lisa Swenander Lanke

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No urobilinogens are present in the feces or urine of germfree rats. After contamination of germfree animals with feces from conventional animals the exgermfree rats produced urobilins to the same extent as conventional animals on the same diet. The negative urobilin test turned positive in germfree animals infected with a single Clostridium-like(More)
I t seems to be a well established fact that bilirubin is reduced to urobilins by the intestinal microbial flora. (The term urobilins is used to mean the group of reduction products of bilirubin: the levorotatory stercobilin, the inactive urobilin, and the dextrorotatory dehydrourobilin, or their chromogens.) Researches upon this subject are reviewed by(More)
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