Carrageenan in formula and infant baboon development

H. C. McGill, C. A. McMahan, H. S. Wigodsky, H. Sprinz

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Abstract

Male and female infant baboons were reared from birth to 112 days of age on infant formulas containing concentrations of carrageenan varying from none to 5 times the concentration in commercially available formulas for human infants. Carrageenan content of the formula did not affect weight, characteristics of urine and feces, findings on physical examination, hematological variables, blood chemical analyses, organ system weights, or the macroscopic and microscopic appearance of the gastrointestinal tract.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)512-517
Number of pages6
JournalGastroenterology
Volume73
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1977

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hepatology
  • Gastroenterology

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