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Dietary Glutamine Supplementation Enhances Weaned Pigs Mitogen-Induced Lymphocyte Proliferation
- Lee, D.N. ;
- Weng, C.F. ;
- Cheng, Y.H. ;
- Kuo, T.Y. ;
- Wu, J.F. ;
- Yen, H.T
- Received : 2002.11.20
- Accepted : 2003.04.16
- Published : 2003.08.01
Two experiments involving 92 crossbred, 21 day old weaned pigs were used to evaluate the effect of glutamine supplement in a dietary or culture medium on lymphocyte proliferation. In Exp. 1, 88 pigs were fed diets supplemented with 0, 0.5, 1.0, or 1.5% glutamine for 28 days. Lymphocytes were prepared from peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC), ileal Peyer's patches (PP), the mesenteric lymph node (MLN), and the spleen in each dietary supplement group on days 7, 14, or 28 postweaning. Lymphocytes were cultured at
Glutamine;Weaned Pigs;Lymphocytes Proliferation
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