Relation of scurvy to glucose tolerance test, liver glycogen, and insulin content of pancreas of guinea pigs.


It was reported previously that deficiency of vitamin C in guinea pigs leads to diminished glucose tolerance (l), diminished deposition of liver glycogen (2), and diminished insulin content of t,he pancreas (3). In those experiments, however, the guinea pigs of the control group received ad lib&urn a natural diet consisting of green grass and germinated… (More)


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