Influence of dietary pyridoxine on selected immune capacities of rat dams and pups.


The influence of dietary pyridoxine on passive antibody transfer from dams to pups and on active humoral antibody formation by the pups was studied. Rats were fed diets containing 20.0, 0.6, 0.45, or 0.3 mg pyridoxine-HCl/kg during gestation and 20.0, 0.4, 0.3, or 0.2 mg/kg during lactation (diets A, B, C, and D). Diets B, C, and D contained 100, 75, and 50… (More)


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