Accession Number : AD0285571

Title :   Annual Progress Report, 1 November 1961-1 September 1962.

Corporate Author : NEW YORK MEDICAL COLL N Y

Report Date : 01 SEP 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Included are abstracts of the following journal articles from the New York Medical College: (1) The effect of hormones on pancreatic transplants in both normal and diabetic hamsters. (2) Insulin's effect on the recovery of hamsters from alloxan diabetes. (3) Blood volume, total protein and total cholesterol in normal and diabetic hamsters. (4) A technique for the localization of transplants in the hamster cheek pouch. (5) The effect of pancreatic homografts on the blood of normal and diabetic hamsters. (6) The effects of D-L ethionine on the pancreas of normal and pregnant hamsters. (7) The effect of serial transplantation on the growth of neonatal pancreas in the hamster. Current investigations and those proposed for the future include studies of the effect of ethionine on neonatal pancreases implanted in hamster cheek pouches, the effect of environment on neonatal pancreas transplants by placing them in mesenteries of diabetic hamsters, and the effect of thymectomy on carbohydrate metabolism in normal and diabetic animals and on the growth of neonatal pancreas transplants.

Descriptors :   *DIABETES, *HEMATOLOGY, *HORMONES, *LYMPHATIC SYSTEM, *PANCREAS, *TRANSPLANTATION, ALLOXAN, AMINO ACIDS, BLOOD PROTEINS, BLOOD VOLUME, CHOLESTEROL, CORTICOSTEROID AGENTS, GLUCOSE, INSULIN, LABORATORY ANIMALS, RODENTS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE