Submandibular gland secretory function in young adult and aged rats

Lipa Bodner, Bruce J. Baum

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1. 1. An evaluation of submandibular gland secretory function was performed in young adult and aged male and female rats. 2. 2. No significant alterations in submandibular salivary now rate or the concentrations of total protein, Na+, K+ and neutral sugar in the secreted saliva, were observed between different aged animals. 3. 3. Significant sex differences in salivary flow rate and total protein content were found.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-238
Number of pages4
JournalComparative Biochemistry and Physiology -- Part A: Physiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1984
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physiology


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