Erythrocyte membrane alterations in enzootic bovine hematuria

R. K. Dawra, O. P. Sharma, J. Vaid, L. Krishna

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Erythrocyte membrane enzymes and chemical constituents were studied in animals presenting enzootic bovine hematuria (EBH) and in normal animals. Mg2+-ATPase, Na+, K+, Mg2+-ATPase and ouabain insensitive Na+, K+, Mg2+-ATPase activity were decreased significantly in the affected animals. Cholesterol:phospholipid and sialic acid:phospholipid ratios also decreased in animals suffering from EBH. No significant changes were found in acetylcholinesterase, sialic acid, sulfhydryl groups and cholesterol in membranes of affected animals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)421-424
Number of pages4
JournalResearch Communications in Chemical Pathology and Pharmacology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988


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