Structural changes in the jejunal mucosa of mice infected with Schistosoma mansoni, fed low or high protein diets

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Janira Lúcia Assumpção Couto; Haroldo da Silva Ferreira; Dinalva Bezerra da Rocha; Maria Eugênia Leite Duarte; Monica Lopes Assunção; Eridan de Medeiros Coutinho;

The effects of high and low-protein diets on the structure of the jejunal mucosa were studied in Schistosoma mansoni infected mice (morphology and histomorphometry). Weaning male albino mice were infected with 80 cercariae, fed with high (20%) or low-protein (5%) diets ... View more