Stereological composition of the liver of biotin deficient and control chicks.

@article{Frigg1978StereologicalCO,
  title={Stereological composition of the liver of biotin deficient and control chicks.},
  author={Martin Frigg and H. P. Rohr},
  journal={International journal for vitamin and nutrition research. Internationale Zeitschrift fur Vitamin- und Ernahrungsforschung. Journal international de vitaminologie et de nutrition},
  year={1978},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={348-51}
}
In an ultrastructural and stereological study the livers of 28-day-old chicks, fed either a biotin-deficient or a supplemented diet, were investigated. The biotin-deficient chicks showed the known dermal lesions and were significantly retarded in growth. About 30% less hepatocytic nuclei per unit volume liver were found in the deficient chicks than in the… CONTINUE READING