Branched-chain Amino Acids Reverse the Growth of Intrauterine Growth Retardation Rats in a Malnutrition Model

@article{Zheng2009BranchedchainAA,
  title={Branched-chain Amino Acids Reverse the Growth of Intrauterine Growth Retardation Rats in a Malnutrition Model},
  author={C. Zheng and C. Huang and Y. Cao and J. Wang and B. Dong},
  journal={Asian-australasian Journal of Animal Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={22},
  pages={1495-1503}
}
  • C. Zheng, C. Huang, +2 authors B. Dong
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • Asian-australasian Journal of Animal Sciences
  • This experiment was conducted to determine the effect of dietary supplementation with BCAA (branched-chain amino acids: leucine, isoleucine and valine) on improving the growth of rats in a malnutritional IUGR (Intrauterine Growth Retardation) model, which was established by feeding restriction. In the experimental treatment, rats were fed purified diets supplemented with BCAA (mixed) during the whole gestation period, while arginine and alanine supplementation were set as the positive and… CONTINUE READING

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