The serum levels of unbound bilirubin that induce changes in some brain mitochondrial reactions in newborn guinea-pigs

Abstract

Bilirubin in different concentrations was injected in newborn guinea-pigs and the following parameters were determined: serum total and unbound bilirubin, whole brain bilirubin content and oxygen consumption, NADH-cytochrome c reductase and ATPase activities in brain mitochondria. The results showed a significant correlation between decreased rates of brain metabolism and the elevation of serum total and unbound bilirubin.

DOI: 10.1007/BF01985651

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@article{Almeida1981TheSL, title={The serum levels of unbound bilirubin that induce changes in some brain mitochondrial reactions in newborn guinea-pigs}, author={Maria Strecht Almeida and Luciana Augusto de Rezende}, journal={Experientia}, year={1981}, volume={37}, pages={807-809} }