1163 Fetal and Neonatal Metabolic Response to Extended Maternal Canine Starvation(mcs)


Circulating fuels and glucose and lactate turnover rates among fasted newborn pups of 6 control and eight 5-day starved pregnant dogs were studied between 0 and 24 hrs of age. MCS caused a 23% weight loss in pups. Fetal ketone body concentration (3.33 mM)+ paralleled the maternal ketonemia (5.78 mM) in the MCS group. Following birth, there was a rapid… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-198104001-01189


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