Membrane Energetics in Protein-Energy Malnutrition


Affiliations

  • Indian Council of Medical Research, National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, India

Abstract

It has been estimated that in less developed countries like India approximately one to three per cent of preschool children are afflicted with severe forms of protein-energy malnutrition (PEM)-marasmus and kwashiorkor. Several clinical and biochemical distinguishing features of these two forms of PEM have been reported.

Subject Discipline

Alternative Medicine

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