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BUN* (Blood urea nitrogen)

Conventional unit: mg/dL
Conversion factor: 0.357
SI Units: mmol/L
Definition: Blood urea nitrogen is a metabolic by-product (in the liver) from the breakdown of blood, muscle, and protein.
Usefulness: renal function

* Affected by hemolysis

10 related papers for BUN

  1. Beland MF, Sehgal PK, Peacock WC.
    Baseline blood chemistry determinations in the squirrel monkey
    Lab Anim Sci. 29 (2) : 195-9. 1979 Apr.
    PubMed ID 110977
     
  2. Fernie S, Wrenshall E, Malcolm S, Bryce F, Arnold DL.
    Normative hematologic and serum biochemical values for adult and infant rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) in a controlled laboratory environment
    J Toxicol Environ Health. 42 (1) : 53-72. 1994 May.
    PubMed ID 8169997
     
  3. Goodrich JA, Ward GS, Swindle MM.
    Normal serum biochemical and hematological values of the Sulawesi macaques
    J Med Primatol. 24 (1) : 17-28. 1995 Jan.
    PubMed ID 7563007
     
  4. Herndon JG, Tigges J.
    Hematologic and blood biochemical variables of captive chimpanzees: cross sectional and longitudinal analyses
    Comp Med. 51 (1) : 60-9. 2001 Feb.
    PubMed ID 11926304
     
  5. Kapeghian JC, Bush MJ, Verlangieri AJ.
    Changes in selected serum biochemical and EKG values with age in cynomolgus macaques
    J Med Primatol. 13 (5) : 283-8. 1984.
    PubMed ID 6512847
     
  6. Rosenblum IY, Coulston F.
    Normal range and longitudinal blood chemistry and hematology values in juvenile and adult rhesus monkeys
    Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 5. 401-411. 1981.
    PubMed ID 7318726
     
  7. Short R, Williams DD, Bowden DM.
    Circulating antioxidants as determinants of the rate of biological aging in pigtailed macaques
    J Gerontol. 52 (1) : B26-38. 1997 Jan.
    PubMed ID 9008655
     
  8. Smucny DA, Allison DB, Ingram Dk, Roth GS, Kemnitz JW, Kohama SG, Lane MA.
    Changes in blood chemistry and hematology variables during aging in captive rhesus macaques (Macaca mulatta)
    J Med Primatol. 30 (3) : 161-73. 2001 Jun.
    PubMed ID 1515672
     
  9. Stone GA, Johnson BK, Druilhet R, Garza PB, Gibbs CJ Jr..
    Immunophenotyping of peripheral blood, ranges of serum chemistries and clinical hematology values of healthy chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes).
    J Med Primatol. 29 (5) : 324-9. 2000 Oct.
    PubMed ID 11168822
     
  10. Wolford ST, Schroer RA, Gohs FX, Gallo PP, Brodeck M, Falk HB, Ruhren R.
    Reference range data base for serum chemistry and hematology values in laboratory animals
    J Toxicol Environ Health. 18 (2) : 161-88. 1986.
    PubMed ID 3712484
     

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