Effect of cortisone on the developmental pattern of the neutral and the acid beta-galactosidase of the small intestine of the rat.

  title={Effect of cortisone on the developmental pattern of the neutral and the acid beta-galactosidase of the small intestine of the rat.},
  author={Otakar Koldovsk{\'y} and Philip Sunshine},
  journal={The Biochemical journal},
  volume={117 3},
1. The developmental pattern and effect of cortisone on acid beta-galactosidase and neutral beta-galactosidase were studied in postnatal rats by a recently proposed method for their independent determination. 2. After birth the acid beta-galactosidase activity increases in the ileum, whereas it decreases slightly in the jejunum. On day 16 after birth the activity in the ileum decreases and in 20-day-old rats activity in both parts of the intestine decreases to adult values. In suckling animals… 

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