Insulin-cahbohydrate Relationship in the Sheep Fetus


The relationship between plasma glucose [G], fructose [Fr] and immunoreactive insulin [IRI] in mother and fetus were studied in 7 pregnant ewes for periods up to 31 days, by means of chronically-placed arterial catheters. Maternal fasting (4 days) and re-feedtng were used to alter [G]. For both maternal and fetal plasma, [IRI] was linearly related to [G] in… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197704000-00901


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