Effects of intraperitoneally applied D-galactosamine on uridine and cytidine plasma content and brain activity of uridine kinase in the rat.

As determined by the HPLC technique, injection of 1.85 mmoles/kg D-galactosamine caused strong alterations in the plasma level of cytidime. Thus, 2 h and 4 h after application of the amino sugar only 54% and 61%, respectively, of the normal values were measured, while an increase to 135% of controls was observed 24 h later. In contrast, intraperitoneal… CONTINUE READING