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Influence of Extra Sucrose in the Daily Food on the Life-span of Wistar Albino Rats


Male rats fed with a human diet with added sucrose died sooner than rats fed a control diet. All animals, male and female, developed severe glomerulonephritis, but the males fed extra sucrose acquired the disease sooner.

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DALDERUP, L., VISSER, W. Influence of Extra Sucrose in the Daily Food on the Life-span of Wistar Albino Rats. Nature 222, 1050–1052 (1969).

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