Accession Number : ADA118746

Title :   Oral Glycerol Solutions as a Deterrent to Dehydration during Heat Exposure.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NEW MEXICO UNIV ALBUQUERQUE DEPT OF BIOLOGY

Personal Author(s) : Riedesel,Marvin L

PDF Url : ADA118746

Report Date : Jan 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : Heat acclimated rats gavaged with 5% glycerol solutions equivalent to 4% initial body weight excreted less urine during a 3-h heat exposure than did rats gavaged with the same volume of water. C-glycerol studies describe rapid absorption and distribution of glycerol among body tissues. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Dehydration, *Glycerols, Solutions(Mixtures), Heat stress(Physiology), Heat, Acclimatization, Rats, Tissues(Biology), Biological absorption

Subject Categories : Stress Physiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE