List of the publications





1.Pierzynowski, S.G. - Conjugate effect of feeding and hormone agents on discharge of pancreatic juice in sheep.

DVS - Thesis: Dept Animal Physiology, Veterinary Medicine Faculty, Warsaw Agricultural University - Supervisor - Profesor

W. Barej, 1982.01.12.


2.Pierzynowski, S.G. - Development and regulation of porcine pancreatic function with special reference to the exocrine pancreas. PhD - Thesis: Dept Animal Physiology, Lund University, Supervisors - Assoc. Profs. B. Karlsson, B. Weström, 1991.06.07.



Pierzynowski, S.G. - Regulation of the pancreatic juice secretion in growing pigs.

DSc - Habilitation: Dept Animal Physiology, Veterinary Medicine Faculty, Warsaw Agricultural University, 1995.06.14.






  1. Pierzynowski, S.G. - A method of collecting pancreatic juice and bile in conscious sheep. Ann. Warsaw Agricult. Univ. - SGGW-AR, Vet. Med. 11: 65-67, 1983.


  1. Kulasek, G., Leontowicz, H., Krzeminski, R., Leontowicz, M., Sobczak, E., Motyl, T., Hempel-Zawitkowska, J., Pierzynowski, S.G., Bartkowiak, M.- Physiological evaluation of the utility of condensed beet molasses solubles in ruminant feeding. I. The influence of sublethal doses. Prace i Materialy Zootechniczne. 29: 69-79, 1984. 4.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Barej, W. - The dependence of exocrine pancreatic secretion on insulin in sheep. Q. J. Exp. Physiol. 69: 35-39, 1984.


  1. Debski, B., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Changes of the portal blood flow caused by intravenous ammonia chloride infusion in rabbits. Zbl. Vet. Med. A, 32: 616-622, 1985.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G. - The secretion of pancreatic juice in sheep in different fed treatments. Polskie Archiwum Weterynaryjne. 26: 31-39, 1986. (article in English)


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Podgurniak, P., Mikolajczyk, M., Szczesny, W. - Insulin and the parasympathetic dependence of pancreatic juice secretion in healthy and alloxan diabetic sheep. Q. J. Exp. Physiol. 71: 401-407, 1986.


  1. Barej, W., Ostaszewski, P., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Urea and glucose formation in ovine liver after ammonia and lactate loading in vivo. Ann. Rech. Vet. 18: 29-34, 1987.


  1. Motyl, T., Orzechowski, A., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Urinary orotic acid excretion in hyperammonaemic sheep. J. Vet. Med. A, 34: 522-528, 1987.


  1. Orzechowski, A., Pierzynowski, S.G., Motyl, T., Barej, W. - Net hepatic metabolism of ammonia, propionate and lactate in sheep in relation to gluconeogenesis and ureagenesis. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 59: 113-122, 1988.


  1. Orzechowski, A., Motyl, T., Pierzynowski, S.G., Barej, W. - Hepatic capacity for ammonia removal in sheep. J. Vet. Med. A, 34: 108-112, 1987.


  1. Motyl, T., Orzechowski, A., Pierzynowski, S.G. - The relationship between urea and pyrimidine de novo synthesis in ruminant liver. Q. J. Exp. Physiol. 73: 1-6, 1988.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Barej, W., Mikolajczyk, M., Zabielski, R. - The influence of light fermented carbohydrates on the exocrine pancreatic secretion in cows. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 60: 234-238, 1988.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B.R., Karlsson, B.W., Svendsen, J., Nilsson, B.- Pancreatic cannulation of young pigs for long-term study of exocrine pancreatic function. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 68: 953-959, 1988.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Håkansson, H., Ljunggren, L., Mårtensson, L., Olsson, L. - Portable closed loop feedback system for control of the blood glucose level in the pig. Artif. Organs 14: 118-121, 1990.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B.R., Svendsen, J., Karlsson, B.W. - Development of the exocrine pancreas function in chronically cannulated pigs during 1-13 weeks of postnatal life. J. Pediat. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 10: 206-212, 1990.


  1. Zabielski, R., Podgurniak, P., Pierzynowski, S.G., Barej, W.- Exocrine pancreatic function during cold blockade of the vagus in chronic experiments on calves. Exp. Physiol. 75: 401-406, 1990.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G. - The effect of fasting and subsequent long-term intraduodenal glucose infusion on the exocrine pancreas secretion in cattle. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 63: 198-203, 1990.


  1. Ahren, B., Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B., Karlsson, B. - Pancreastatin inhibits insulin secretion and exocrine pancreatic secretion in the pig. Diabetes Res. 14: 93-96, 1990.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Zabielski, R., Weström, B.R., Mikolajczyk, M., Barej, W. - Development of the exocrine pancreatic function in chronically cannulated calves from the pre- weaning period up to early rumination. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 65:1 65-172, 1991.


  1. Lundin, S., Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B.W., Bengtsson, H.-I. - Biliary excretion of the vasopressin analogue dDAVP after intraduodenal, intrajugular and intraportal administration in the conscious pig. Pharmacol. Toxicol. 68: 177-180, 1991.


  1. Erlanson-Albertsson, C., Weström, B.W., Pierzynowski, S.G., Karlsson, S., Ahrèn, B.- Pancreatic procolipase activation peptide - enterostatin - inhibits pancreatic enzyme secretion in the pig. Pancreas 6: 619-624, 1991.


  1. Folkesson, H.G., Weström, B.R., Pierzynowski, S.G., Karlsson, B.W. - Lung to blood passage of different-sized molecules during lung inflammation in the rat. J. Appl. Physiol. 71(3):1106-1111, 1991.


  1. Zabielski, R., Kato, S., Pierzynowski, S.G., Mineo, H., Podgurniak, P., Barej, W. - Effect of intraduodenal HCl and soybean extract on pancreatic juice secretion during atropinization and cold vagal blockade in calves. Exp. Physiol. 77(6): 807 - 817, 1992.


  1. Zabielski, R., Pierzynowski, S.G., Podgurniak, P., Sharma, P., Barej, W. - Effects of secretin and cholecystokinin octapeptide (CCK8) on exocrine pancreas during cold vagal blockade in calves. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 67: 173 - 180, 1992.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Zabielski, R., Podgurniak, P., Kiela, P., Sharma, P., Weström, B., Barej, W. -Effects of reversible cold vagal blockade and atropinization on exocrine pancreatic function during liquid food consumption in calves. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 67: 268-273, 1992.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Sharma, P., Sobczyk, J., Garwacki, S., Barej, W. - Influence of feeding regimen and postnatal developmental stages on antibacterial activity of the pancreatic juice. Int. J. Pancreatol. 12(2): 121-125, 1992.


  1. Zabielski, R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - A model for long-term sampling of lymph from the jejunal lymphatic trunk in pigs and sheep. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 68: 146-150, 1992.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B.R., Erlanson-Albertsson, C., Ahrèn, B., Svendsen, J., Karlsson, B.W. - Induction of exocrine pancreas maturation at weaning in young developing pigs. J. Pediat. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 16: 287-293, 1993.


  1. Folkesson, H.G., Weström, B.R., Pierzynowski, S.G., Svendsen, J., Karlsson, B.W. - Lung to blood passage of albumin and the nona-peptide after intratracheal instillation in the young developing pig. Acta Physiol. Scand. 147: 173-178, 1993.


  1. Rasmussen, T.N., Harling, H., Tim, L., Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B.R., Holst, J.J. - Regulation of the secretion of pancreatic spasmolitic polypeptide (PSP) from the porcine pancreas. Amer. J. Physiol. 264: G22- G29, 1993.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G, Märtensson, H., Weström, B., Ahrèn, B., Uvnås-Möberg, K., Karlsson, B. - Cholecystokinin (CCK-33) can stimulates pancreatic secretion by a local intestinal mechanism in the pig. Biomed. Res. 14 (3): 217-221, 1993.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Sharma, P., Sobczyk, J., Garwacki, S., Barej, W., Weström, B. - Comparative study of antibacterial activity of pancreatic juice in six mammalian species. Pancreas 8(5): 546-550, 1993.




  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Sahlu, T., Puchala, R., Hart, S., Al-Dehneh, A. - Local infusion of glucose and insulin in isolated skin perfusion sites in Angora goats. Small Ruminant Res. 14:137-141, 1994.


  1. Al - Dehneh, A., Pierzynowski, S.G., Smuts, M., Sahlu, T., Fernandez., J.M. - Blood metabolite and regulatory hormone concentration and response to metabolic challenges during the infusion of mimosine and 2,3-dihydroxypyridine in Alpine goats. J. Anim. Sci. 72: 415-420, 1994. 38.Lundin, S., Folkesson, H.G., Pierzynowski, S.G., Bengtsson, H.I. - Gastrointestinal absorption and plasma clearance rates of desmopresin (dDAVP) and its analogues in rats. Peptides 15 (4): 809-814, 1994.


  1. Zabielski, R., Onaga, T., Mineo, H., Pierzynowski, S.G., Kato, S.- Local versus peripheral blood administration of cholecystokinin-8, and secretin on pancreatic secretion in calves. Exp. Physiol. 79 (3): 301-311, 1994.


  1. Puchala, R., Sahlu, T., Pierzynowski, S.G., Hart, S.P. - Effects of amino acid administered to a perfused area of the skin in Angora goats. J. Anim. Sci. 73: 565-570, 1995.


  1. Karlsson, S., Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B.R., Theala, M-J., Ahren, B., Karlsson, B.W. -Stimulation of endocrine but not exocrine pancreatic secretion during 2-deoxy-D-glucose- induced hyperglycopenia in conscious pig. Pancreas 11: 271-275, 1995.


  1. Smuts, M., Pierzynowski, S.G., Puchala, R., Al-Dehneh, A., Sahlu, T., Fernandez, J.M., Heitman, R.N. - Effect of mimosine on portal-drained viscera net flux and concentration of amino acids and minerals in plasma of Alpine goats. Small Ruminant Res. 18: 43-49, 1995.


  1. Zabielski, R., Onaga, T., Mineo, H., Kato, S., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Intraduadenal cholecystokinin octapeptide (CCK-8) can stimulate pancreatic secretion in the calf. Int. J. Pancreat. 17(3): 271-278, 1995.


  1. Lundin, P., Lundin, S., Olsson, H., Karlsson, B.W., Weström, B.R., Pierzynowski, S.G.- Enhanced intestinal absorption of oxytocin peptide analogues in the absence of pancreatic juice in pigs. Pharm. Res. 12: 1478-1482, 1995.


  1. Sharma, P., Klassen, H., Skeidsvoll, H., Blix, I., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Transduodenal sphincterotomy for stenosing papillitis and massive choledocholithiasis after B-II gastroctomy. Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 77: 90 - 93, 1995.


  1. Thaela, M-J., Pierzynowski, S.G., Skou-Jensen, M., Jakobsen, K., Weström, B.R., Karlsson, B.W. - The pattern of the circadian rhytm of pancreas secretion in fed pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 73: 3402 - 3408: 1995.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B., Karlsson, B., Svendsen, L. - Development and regulation of porcine pancreas function - state - of - the - art. Int. J. Pancreatol. 18: 81-94, 1995.


  1. Kiela, P., Zabielski, R., Podgurniak, P., Midura, M., Barej, W., Gregory, P.C., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Cholecystokinin-8 and vasoactive intestial polypeptide stimulate exocrine pancreatic secretion via duodenally mediated mechansms in the conscious pig. Exp. Physiol. 81 (3): 375-384, 1996.


  1. Puchala, R., Pierzynowski, S.G., Sahlu, T., Hart, S.P. - Metabolic and biological effects of mimosine administered to a perfused area of the skin in Angora goats. Brit. J. Nutr. 75: 69-79, 1996.


  1. Jensen, M.S., Thaela, M-J., Pierzynowski, S.G., Jakobsen, K. - Effect of dietary supplementation with fl-glucanase on enzyme secretion from the exocrine pancreas in pig. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 75: 231 - 241, 1996.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Puchala, R., Sahlu, T., Hart, S. - Effect of lysine and hormones on amino acids concentration in the skin of Angora goats. Small Ruminant Res. 24: 27-36, 1996.


  1. Gabert, V.M., Jensen, M.S., Weström, B.W., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Electrophoretic separation of proteolytic enzymes in pancreatic juice collected with the pouch or catheter method. Int. J. Pancreatol. 22: 39-43, 1997.


  1. Rantzer, D., Kiela, P., Thaela, M-J., Svendsen, J., Ahren, B., Karlsson, S., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Pancreatic exocrine secretion during the first days after weaning in pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 75: 1324 - 1331, 1997.


  1. Taljanski, W., Pierzynowski, S.G., Lundin, P.D., Weström, B.R., Eirefelt, S., Podlesny, J., Dahlback, M., Siwinska-Golebiowska, H., Karlsson, B.W. - Pulmonary delivery of intratracheally instilled and aerosolized cyclosporine A to young and adult rats. Drug. Metab. Dispos. 25 (8): 917-920, 1997.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Puchala, R., Sahlu, T. - Effect of dipeptide administered to a perfused area of skin in angora goats. J. Anim. Sci. 75: 3052-3056, 1997.


  1. Puchala, R., Pierzynowski, S.G., Sahlu, T. - Effect of methionine and hormones on amino acids concentration in skin of Angora goats. Small Ruminant Res. 29: 93-102, 1998.


  1. Thaela, M.-J., Jensen, M.S., Cornelisen, G., Halberg, F., Noddegaard, F., Jakobsen, K., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Circadian and ultradian variations in pancreatic secretion of meal-fed pigs after weaning. J. Anim. Sci. 76: 1131-1139, 1998.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Sjödin, A. - Perspective of glutamine and its derivates as feed additives for farm animals. J. Anim. Feed Sci. 7 (Suppl) 1: 79-91, 1998.


  1. Thaela, M.-J., Jensen, M.S., Pierzynowski, S.G., Jakob, S., Jensen, B.B. - Effect of lactic acid supplementation on pancreatic secretion in pigs after wening. J. Anim. Feed Sci. 7 (Suppl) 1: 181-183, 1998.


  1. Lesniewska, V., Pierzynowski, S.G., Johansen, H.N., Jensen, M.S., Jensen, B.B. - Weaning of the pigs: duodenal myolelectrical activity during the change from sow's milk to solid feed. J. Anim. Feed Sci. 7 (Suppl) 1: 267-270 , 1998.


  1. Taljanski-Zygmunt, W., Grzesiuk, E., Zabielski, R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Is the use of antimicrobial drugs in agriculture risky for human health ? J. Anim. Feed Sci. 7 (Suppl) 1: 289-295, 1998.


  1. Opalinski, K.W., Dmowska, E., Makule , G., Mierzejewska, E., Petrov, P., Pierzynowski, S.G., Wojewoda, D. - The reverse of the medal: feed additives in the environment. J. Anim. Feed Sci. 7 (Suppl) 1: 35-43, 1998.


  1. Zabielski, R., Lesniewska, V., Borlak, J., Gregory, P.C., Kiela, P., Pierzynowski, S.G., Barej, W. - Effects of intraduodenal administration of tarazepide on pancreatic secretion and dudenal EMG in neonatal calves. Regul. Peptides 78: 113-123, 1998.


  1. Botermans J.A.M., Pierzynowski S.G. - Relations between body live weight, feed intake, daily weight gain and pancreatic exocrine secretion in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 77: 450-456, 1999.


  1. Zabielski, R.., Kiela, P., Podgurniak, P., Gregory, P.C., Pierzynowski, S.G.- Cholecystokinin- like activity in the duodenal lumen of anaesthetised neonatal calves. Pol. J. Vet. Sci. 2: 13-17, 1999.


  1. Umapathy, E., Erlwanger, K.H., Makkar, H.P.S., Becker, K., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Effects of cowpea (Vigna Unguiculata) feeding on the pancreatic secretion exocrine secretion in pigs. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 82: 57-65, 1999.


  1. Botermans, J.A.M., Svendsen, J., Weström, B.R., Pierzynowski, S.G.- The effects of stress conditions on exocrine pancreatic secretion in growing pigs. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 82: 150 - 162, 1999.


  1. Erlwanger, K.H., Unmack, M.A., Grondahl, M.L., Pierzynowski, S.G., Dantzer, V., Skadhauge, E. - Effects of dietary substitution with raw and heat-treated cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) on intestinal transport and pancreatic enzymes in the pig. J. Vet. Med. A. 46: 581-592, 1999.


  1. Rådberg, K., Botermans, J., Weström, B.R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Depressive effects of anaesthesia or sedation on exocrine pancreatic secretion in pigs. Lab. Anim. Sci. 49(6): 662-664, 1999.


  1. Botermans, J.A.M., Hedemann, M.S., Sörhede-Winzell, M., Erlanson-Albertsson, Ch., Svendsen, L., Evilevitch, L. Pierzynowski, S.G. - The effect of feeding time (day versus night) and feeding frequency on pancreatic exocrine secretion in pigs. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 83: 24-35, 2000.


  1. Goscalyi, U., Zabielski, R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Telemetry facilitates long term recording of gastrointestinal myoelectrical activity in pigs. Exp. Physiol. 85(2): 239-241, 2000.


  1. Kristensen, N.B., Pierzynowski, S.G., Danfaer, A. - Net portal appearance of volatile fatty acids in sheep intraruminally infused with mixtures of acetate, propionate, isobutyrate, butyrate, and valerate. J. Anim. Sci. 78: 1372-1379, 2000.


  1. Kristensen, N.B., Pierzynowski S.G., Danfaer, A. - Portal-drained visceral metabolism of 3-hydroxybutyrate in sheep. J. Anim. Sci. 78: 2223-2228, 2000.


  1. Loret, S., Brolet, P., Pierzynowski, S. Gouders, I., Klimek, M., Danielson, V., Rosted, A., Lesniewska, W., Dandrifosse, G. - Pancreatic exocrine secretion as a source of luminal polyamines in Pigs. Exp. Physiol. 85(3): 301-308, 2000.


  1. Laerke, H.N., Lesniewska, V., Hedemann, M.S., Jensen, B.B., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Aspects of gastrointestinal motility in relation to the development of digestive function in neonates. Livest. Prod. Sci. 66: 133-139, 2000.


  1. Kristensen, N.B., Gäbel, G., Pierzynowski, S.G., Danfaer, A. - Portal recovery of short-chain fatty acids infused into the temporarily isolated and washed reticulo-rumen of sheep. Brit. J. Nutr. 84: 477-482, 2000.


  1. Lesniewska, V., Laerke, H.N., Hedemann, M.S., Hojsgaard, S., Pierzynowski, S.G. - The effect of change of the diet and feeding regime at weaning on duodenal myoelectrical activity in piglets. Anim. Sci. 71: 443-451, 2000.


  1. Jakob, S., Mosenthin, R., Weström, B.R., Thaela, M-J., Rehfeld, J.F., Olsen, O., Karlsson, S., Ahrén, B., Ohlsson, A., Karlsson, B.W., Pierzynowski, S.G. - The influence of potatoes fibre on exocrine pancreatic secretions and plasma levels of insulin, secretin and cholecystokinin in growing pigs. Arch. Anim. Nutr. 53: 273-291, 2000.


  1. Jakob, S., Mosenthin, R., Zabielski, R., Valverde Piedra, J.L., Rippe, C., Sörhede Winzell, M., Gacsalyi, U., Laubitz, D., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Fats infused intraduodenally affect the secretion of the exocrine pancreas and the plasma levels of gastrointestinal hormones in growing pigs. J. Nutr. 130: 2450-2455, 2000.


  1. Lesniewska, V., Laerke, H.N., Hedemann, M.S., Jensen, B.B., Hojsgaard, S., Pierzynowski, S.G., - Myoelectrical activity of gastric antrum in conscious piglets around weaning. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 80: 577-584, 2000.


  1. Jakob, S., Zabielski, R., Mosenthin, R., Valverde Piedra, J.L., Evilevitch, L., Kuria, M., Rippe, C., Sörhede Winzell, M., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Influence of intraduodenally infused olive and coconut oil on postprandial exocrine pancreatic secretion of growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci, 2001, 79, 479-485.


  1. Rådberg, K., Biernat, M., Linderoth, A., Zabielski, R., Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B.R. - Enteral exposure to crude red kidney bean lectin induced maturation of the gut in suckling pigs. J. Anim. Sci, 79, 2669-2678, 2001.


  1. Grzesiuk, E., Laubitz, D., Wojcik-Sikora, A., Zabielski, R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Influence of intestinal myoelectrical activity on the growth of Esherichia coli. Bioelectromagnetics 22: 449-455, 2001.


  1. Zabielski R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Development and regulation of pancreatic juice secretion in cattle. J. Anim. Feed Sci. 10: 25-45, 2001.


  1. Acosta, S., Dizeyi, N., Pierzynowski, S.G., Alm, P., Abrahamsson, P.-A. - Neuroendocrine cells and nerves in the prostate of the guinea pig: Effects of peripheral denervation and castration. The Prostate 15: 46 (3): 191-199, 2001.


  1. Erlwanger, K.H., Umapathy, E., Musara, C, Kandiwa, E., Kruszewska, D., Mattsson I., Pierzynowski, S.G. - The effects of cowpea (Vigna unguiculata) feeding on basal, exogenous cholecystokinin (CCK33) and secretin stimulated pancreatic secretions of the anaesthetized rat. J. Anim. Feed Sci. 10: 525-534, 2001.


  1. Wojcik-Sikora, A., Laubitz, D., Pierzynowski, S.G., Grzesiuk, E. - Exposure of Escherichia coli to intestinal myoelectrical activity/related electric field induces resistance against subsequent UV 254 nm irradiation. Mutat. Res. 496: 97-104, 2001.


  1. Lesniewska, V., Gregard, A., Westrom B., Hedemann, M.S., Laerke, H.N., Kruszewska, D., Pierzynowski, SG. - The role of cholinergic and peptidergic pathways in the regulation of pancreatic exocrine function during postnatal development in pigs. Exp. Physiol. 86: 399-409, 2001.


  1. Rådberg, K., Weström, B.R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Food and secretagogue stimulation decrease the enzyme content remaining in the pancreas. Comparative Med. 52, No 1, 32-35, 2002.


  1. Buddington K., Cooper, R., Pierzynowski, S., Lehman, K., Swaggart, G., Donahoo, J., Buddington, R.K. - A non-terminal surgical procedure for chronic collection of exocrine pancreatic secretion from unrestrained dogs. Lab. Anim. 41, No 1, 23-29, 2002.


  1. Puchala, R., Pierzynowski, S.G., Wuliji, T., Goetsch, A.L., Sahlu, T., Lachica, M., Soto-Navarro, S.A. - Effects of small peptides or amino acids infused to a perfused area of the skin of Angora goats on mohair growth. J. Anim. Sci., 80, 1097-1104, 2002.


  1. Kristensen, N.B., Jungvid, H., Fernandes, J.A., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Absorption and metabolism of alpha-ketoglutarate in growing pigs. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 86, 1-7, 2002.


  1. Nilsen, T.T., Pierzynowski, S.G., Borsting, C.F., Nirelsen, M.O., Jakobsen, K. - Catheterisation of arteria epigastrica cranialis, measurement of nutrient arteriovenous differences and evaluation of daily plasma flow across the mammary gland of lactating sows. Acta Agric. Scand. Sect. A, Animal Sci. 52, 113-120, 2002.


  1. Lambert, B., Stoll, B., Niinikoski, H., Pierzynowski, S., Burrin, D.G. - Net portal absorption of enterally fed alpha – ketoglutarate is limited in young pigs. J. Nutr. 132, 3383-3386, 2002.


  1. Kruszewska, D., Kiela, P., Ljungh, A., Erlwanger, K.H., Weström, B., Linderoth, A., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Enteral crude red kidney bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) lectin - phytohaemagglutinin (PHA) induces maturational changes in the enterocyte membrane proteins of suckling rats. Biol. Neonate. 84 (2) 152-158, 2003.


  1. Pluske, J.R., Kerton, D.J., Cranwell, P.D., Campbell, R.G., Mullan, B.P., King, R.H., Power, N.G., Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B., Ripee, C., Peulen, O., Dunshea, F.R. - Age, sex and weight at weaning influence organ weight and gastrointestinal development of weanling pigs. Aust. J. Agr. Res. 54, 515-527, 2003.


  1. Rzasa, A., Gregory, P.C. and Pierzynowski, S.G. - Tarazepide - apetite factor in swine. Electronic J. Polish Agric. Univ., Ser. Vet. Med. 6 (1), 1-7, 2003.


  1. Puchala, R., Pierzynowski, S.G., Wuliji, T., Goetsch, A.L., Soto-Navarro, S.A., Sahlu, T. - Effect of prolactin administered to a perfused area of skin of Angora goats. J. Anim. Sci. 81, 279-284, 2003.


  1. Evilevitch, L., Weström, B.R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - CCK regulates pancreatic enzyme secretion via short duodenal – pancreatic reflexes in pigs. Scand. J. Gastroenterol. 38, 201-206, 2003.


  1. Kruszewska, D., Ljungh, Å, Pierzynowski, S.G. - Effect of antibacterial activity of pig pancreatic juice on human multi-resistant bacteria. Pancreas 28(2), 191-199, 2004.


  1. Gewert, K, Holowachuk, S.A Rippe, C., Gregory, P.C., Erlanson-Albertsson, Ch., Olivecrona, G., Kruszewska, D., Valverde Piedra, J., Weström, B., Pierzynowski, S.G. - The enzyme levels in blood are not affected by oral administration of a pancreatic enzyme preparation (Creon 10,000) in pancreatic-insufficient pigs. Pancreas 28, 80-88, 2004.


  1. Buddington, R.K., Pajor, A., Buddington, K.K., Pierzynowski, S. - Absorption of alpha-ketoglutarate by the gastrointestinal tract of pigs. Comp. Biochem. Physiol., Pt A.138/2, 215-220, 2004.


  1. Sileikiene, V., Mosenthin, R., Kruszewska, D., Krasicka, B., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Effect of intraruminally and intraduodenally infused short-chain fatty acids (SCFA) on panreatic juice outflow in sheep. Veterinarija ir Zootechnica (Vet. Med. Zootech.), 25 (47): 90-93, 2004.


  1. Sileikiene, V., Mosenthin, R., Tafaj, M., Kruszewska, D., Weström, B., Mattsson, I.,. Pierzynowski, S.G. - Effect of short-chain fatty acids infused intraillealy on interdigestive exocrine pancreatic secretion in growing pigs. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 88, 1-10, 2004.


  1. Evilevitch, L., Weström, B.R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - The CCKB receptor antagonist YF476 inhibits pancreatic enzyme secretion at a duodenal level in pigs. Scand. J. Gastroent. 39, 886-890, 2004.



  1. Evilevitch, L., Pierzynowski, S.G., Linderot, A., Ahrén, B., Erlanson-Albertsson, Ch., Podgurniak, M., Weström, B.R. - Three days of enteral exposure to a red kidney bean lectin preparation enhances the pancreatic response to CCK stimulation in suckling pigs. Biol. Neonate 87, 20-25, 2005.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Kruszewska, D., Rengman, S., Fed’kiv, O., Dąbek, M., Hotowy, A., Werpachowska, E., Weström, B.R. - Relations between pig growth and regulatory mechanism of pancreas - facts and hypotheses. J. Anim. Feed Sci. 14, Suppl.1, 139-144, 2005.


  1. Sileikiene, V., Mosenthin, R., Tafaj, M., Kruszewska, D., Mattsson, I., Weström, B., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Effect of short chain fatty acids infused intraillealy on interdigestive exocrine pancreatic secretions in growing pigs. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 89, 253-259, 2005.


  1. Linderoth, A., Prykhodko, O., Ahrén, B., Fåk, F., Pierzynowski, S., Weström, B.R. - Binding and the effect of the red kidney bean phytohaemagglutinin lectin in the gastrointestinal tract of suckling rats. Brit. J. Nutr. 94, 1-11, 2005.


  1. Linderoth, A., Biernat, M., Prykhodko, O., Kornilovska, I., Pusztai, A., Pierzynowski, S., Weström B.R. - Induced growth and maturation of the gastrointestinal tract after Phaseolus Vulgaris lectin exposure in suckling rats. J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 41, 000-009, 2005.


  1. Gewert, K., Gregory, P.C., Olivecrona, G., Erlanson-Albertsson, Ch., Pierzynowski. S.G. - Specificity of the 3H-triolein assay for pancreatic lipase in blood plasma. Clin. Chem. Lab. Med. 43 (11), 1211-1214, 2005.


  1. Kruszewska, D., Podgurniak, P., Ljungh, Å., Sebastian, A., Larsson, L., Zajdel-Dąbrowska, J., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Extremely low electrical current generated by porcine small intestine smooth muscle alters bacterial autolysin production. Exp. Physiol. 90 (6), 855-863, 2005.


  1. Dąbek, M, Kruszewska, D., Filip, R., Hotowy, A., Pierzynowski, Ł., Wojtasz-Pająk, A., Szymanczyk, S., Valverde PieDr.a, J.L., Werpachowska, E., Pierzynowski, S.G. - -ketoglutarate (AKG) absorption from pig intestine and plasma pharmacokinetics. J. Anim. Physiol. Nutr. 89, 419-426, 2005.


  1. Śliwa, E., Tatara, M.R., Siwicki, A.K., Badzian, B., Krupski, W., Łuszczewska-Sierakowska, I., Pierzynowski, S.G., Studziński, T. - Synergic effect of dexamethasone and alpha-ketoglutarate on the humoral defense mechanism in pigs. Polish J. Environ, Stud. 14, 363-366, 2005.


  1. Tatara, M.R., Brodzki, A., Krupski, W., Śliwa, E., Salmanowicz, P., Majcher, P., Pierzynowski, S.G., Studziński T. Effects of alpha-ketoglutarate on bone homeostasis and plasma and plasma amino acids in turkeys. Poultry Sci. 84, 1604-1609, 2005.


  1. Arciszewski, M., Pierzynowski, S., Ekblad, E. - Lipopolysaccharide induce cell death in culture porcine myentyeric neurons. Dig. Dis. Sci. 50 (9) 1661-1668, 2005.


  1. Linderoth, A., Prykhodko, O., Pierzynowski, S.G., Weström, B.R. - Enterally but not parenterally administered Phaseolus Vulgaris Lectin induces growth and precocious maturation of the gut in suckling rats. Biol. Neonate 89 (1), 60-68, 2006.


  1. Junghans, P., Derno, M., Pierzynowski, S., Hennig, U., Eberhard Rudolph, P., Souffrant, W.B. - Intraduodenal infusion of -ketoglutarate decreases whole body energy expenditure in the in the growing pig animal model. Clin. Nutr. 25, 489-496, 2006.


  1. Tannergren, C., Evilevitch, L., Pierzynowski, S., Valverde PieDr.a, J., Westrom, B., Erlwanger, K., Tatara, M., Lennernas, H. - The effect of pancreatic and biliary depletion on the in vivo pharmacokinetics of digoxin in pigs. Eur. J. Pharm. Sci. 29 (3-4): 198-204, 2006.


  1. Lambert, B.D., Filip R., Stoll, B., Niinikoski, H., Sunehag, A, Junghans, P., Derno, M., Hennig, U., Souffrant, W.B., Pierzynowski, S., Burrin, D.G. - First-pass metabolism Limits the Intestinal absorption of Enteraly Infused α-ketoglutarate in Young Pigs. J. Nutr. 136, 2779-2784, 2006.


  1. 121.Śliwa, E., Tatara, M.R., Nowakowski, H., Pierzynowski, S.G., Studziński T. - Effect of maternal dexamethasone and alpha-ketoglutarate administration on skeletal development during the last three weeks of prenatal life in pigs. J. Matern-Fetal Neonat. Med. 19 (8) 489- 493, 2006.


  1. 122.Thomsson, A., Rantzer, D., Weström, B.R., Pierzynowski, S.G., Svendsen, J.. - The effects of crude red kidney bean lectin (Phytohaemagglutinin) exposure on performance, health, feeding behavior, and gut maturation of pigs at weaning. J. Anim. Sci. 85, 477-485, 2007.


  1. 123.Van den Borne, J.J.G.C., Weström, B.R., Kruszewska, D., Botermans, J.A.M., Svendsen, J., Woliński, J., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Exocrine pancreatic secretion in pigd fed sow’s milk and milk replecer, and its relationship to growth performance. J. Anim. Sci. 85, 412, 2007.


  1. Pierzynowski, S.G., Sileikiene, V., Valverde PieDr.a, J.L., Szymanczyk, S., Gregory, P.C., Kruszewska, D., Mosenthin, R., Zabielski, R. Weström, B. - Ileal exposure to pig pancreatic juice and bile inhibit exocrine pancreatic secretion in pigs. Livest. Sci. 108, 53-56, 2007.


  1. Valverde PieDr.a, J.L., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Attempt to establish a chronic model to study the influence of bile and pancreatic juice diversion on pancreas feedback regulation in conscious pigs. Livest. Sci. 109 (1-3), 46-39, 2007.


  1. Dabek, M., Podgurniak, P., Valverde PieDr.a, J.L., Szymaczyk, S., Filip, R., Wojtasz-Pajak, A., Werpachowska, E., Podgurniak, M., Pierzynowski, SG. - Effect of the electrical currents generated by the intestinal smooth muscle layers on pancreatic enzyme activity: An in vitro study. Bioelectromagnetics 28, 275-280, 2007.


  1. Rengman, S., Weström, B.W., Pierznowski, S.G., 2007. Stimulation of the exocrine Pancreas via third CCK-receptor subtype. Livest. Sci. 108, 61-64, 2007.


  1. Lauridsen, Ch., Hedemann, M.S., Pierzynowski, S., Jensen, S.K. - Dietary manipulation of the sow milk does not influence the lipid absorption capacity of the progeny. Livest. Sci. 108, 167-170, 2007.


  1. Filip, R.S., Pierzynowski, S.G., Lindegard, B., Wernerman, J., Haratym-Maj A., Podgurniak, M. - Alpha-ketoglutarate decreases serum levels of C-terminal cross-linking telopeptide of type I collagen (CTX) in postmenopausal women with osteopenia: six-month study. Int. J. Vit. Nutr. Res. 77 (2): 89-97, 2007.


  1. Filip, R., Pierzynowski, S.G. - The absorption, tissue distribution and excretion on eneraly administered alpha-ketoglutarate in rats. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. 92 (2), 182-189, 2008.


  1. Dobrowolski, P.J., Piersiak, T., Surve, V.V., Kruszewska, D., Gawron, A., Pacuska, P., Håkanson, R., Pierzynowski, S.G. Dietary α-ketoglutarate reduces gastrectomy–evoked loss of calvaria and trabecular bone in female rats. Scand. J. Gastroent. 43,5, 551-558, 2008


  1. Sileikiene, V., Mosenthin, R., Bauer, E., Piepho, H.-P., Tafaj, M., Kruszewska, D., Weström, B., Erlanson-Albertsson, C., Pierzynowski, S.G. - Effects of ileal infusion of short-chain fatty acids on pancreatic secretion and gastrointestinal hormones in Sus scrofa domestica. Pancreas. 37(2):196-202, 2008.


  1. Ushakova, G., Fed'kiv, O., Prykhod'ko, O., Pierzynowski, S., Kruszewska, D. The effect of long-term lactobacilli (lactic acid bacteria) enteral treatment on the central nervous system of growing rats. J Nutr Biochem. 29: 28-32, 2008.


  1. Filip, R., Harrison, A., Pierzynowski, S.G. Effect of feed supplementation with phytohaemagglutinin in combination with a-ketoglutarate on growth and nitrogen elimination pathways in rats with acute renal failure induced by nephrectomy. Archives of Medical Science 2, 122-128, 2008.


  1. Filip, R., Harrison, A., Pierzynowski, S.G. Phytohemagglutinin And a-Ketoglutarate Pharmacology Study of Gut Morphology and Growth in Older Adult Rats. Am. J. . Pharm. Tox., 2, 170-177, 2008.


  1. Harrison, A., Pierzynowski, S.G. Biological effects if 2-oxoglutarate with particular emphasis on the regulation of protein, mineral and lipid absorption/metabolism, muscle performance, kidney function, bone formation and cancerogenesis, all viewed from a healthy aging perspective. State of the art – review article. J. Pharm. Physiol. 59 (suppl.1). 91-106, 2008.


  1. Paluszkiewicz, P., Zgrajka, W., Saran, T., Schabowski, J., Valverde Piedra, J-L-. Fedkiv, O., Rengman, S., Pierzynowski, S.G., Turski, W.A. High concentration of kynurenic acid in bile and pancreatic juice. Amino acids. 2008.


  1. Radzki, R.P., Bienko, M., Pierzynowski, S.G.. Effect of dietary alpha-ketoglutarate on blood lipid profile during hypercholesterolaemia in rats. Scand. J. Clin. Lab. Invest. 69 (2), 175–180, 2009.


  1. Fedkiv O, Rengman S, Weström BR, and Pierzynowski SG. Growth is dependent on the exocrine pancreas function in young weaners but not in growing-finishing pigs.. J. Physiol. and Pharm. 60(suppl.2), 55-59, 2009.


  1. Rengman, S., Weström, B., Ahrén, B., PhD and Pierzynowski, S.G. Arterial gastroduodenal infusion of cholecystokinin-33 stimulates the exocrine pancreatic enzyme release via an enteropancreatic reflex, without affecting the endocrine insulin secretion in pigs. Pancreas. 38: 213 – 218, 2009.


  1. Prykhod’ko, O., Fed’kiv, O., Linderoth, A., Stefan G. Pierzynowski, S.G., . Weström, B.R.. Precocious gut maturation and immune cell expansion by single dose feeding the lectin phytohaemagglutinin to suckling rats. Br. J. Nutr., 101, 735–742, 2009.


  1. Prykhod’ko, Olena, Stefan G. Pierzynowski, and Björn R. Weström. Immune Suppression by Cyclosporin A Inhibits Phytohemagglutinin-Induced Precocious Gut Maturation in Suckling Rats. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition 49:1–9, 2009.


  1. Karolina Rogozińska1, Jarosław Woliński1, Monika Słupecka1, Stefan Grzegorz Pierzynowski. Neonatal development and central appetite regulation. Journal of Pre Clinical and Clinical Research, 2009, Vol 3, No 2, 001-010.


  1. Rengman,S., Fedkiv, O., Botermans, J., Svendsen, J., Weström, B., Pierzynowski, S.G.An elemental diet fed, enteral or parenteral, does not support growth in young pigs with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, Clin. Nutr. 28, 325–330, 2009.


  1. Donaldson J, Fed’kiv O, Pawłowska M, Kowalik S, Erlwanger KH, Weström B, Kruszewska D, Pierzynowski SG. The effectiveness of enzymatic replacement therapy measured by turbidimetry and the lipemic index in exocrine pancreatic insufficient young, growing pigs, fed a high-fat diet. Adv Med Sci, 54(1), 7-13, 2009.


  1. Prykhod'ko O, Pierzynowski SG, Weström BR. Immune suppression by cyclosporin A inhibits phytohemagglutinin-induced precocious gut maturation in suckling rats. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2010 May;50(5):473-80.


  1. Prykhod'ko O, O. Fed'kiv , S.G. Pierzynowski, J. Svendsen, B.R. Weström. Hormonal and immune profiles in blood were unaffected by PHA provocation in suckling and weaning pigs. Livestock Science 133, 253–256, 2010.


  1. Rengman S, O Fedkiv , Jos Botermans , Jörgen Svendsen , Björn Weström , Stefan Pierzynowski. The growth of exocrine pancreatic insufficient young pigs fed an elemental diet is dependent on enteral pancreatin supplementation. Livestock Science 134, 50–52, 2010


  1. Kovalenko TN, Ushakova GA, Osadchenko I, Skibo GG, Pierzynowski SG. The neuroprotective effect of 2-oxoglutarate in the experimental ischemia of hippocampus. J Physiol Pharmacol. 2011 Apr;62(2):239-46.


  1. Langner E, Nunes FM, Pozarowski P, Kandefer-Szerszeń M, Pierzynowski SG, Rzeski W. Antiproliferative activity of melanoidins isolated from heated potato fiber (potex) in glioma cell culture model. J Agric Food Chem. 2011 Mar 23;59(6):2708-16. Epub 2011 Feb 22.


  1. Niemiec T, Sikorska J, Harrison A, Szmidt M, Sawosz E, Wirth-Dzieciolowska E, Wilczak J, Pierzynowski S. Alpha-ketoglutarate stabilizes redox homeostasis and improves arterial elasticity in aged mice. J Physiol Pharmacol. 2011 Feb;62(1):37-43.


  1. Słupecka M, Woliński J, Pierzynowski SG. The effects of enteral ghrelin administration on the remodeling of the small intestinal mucosa in neonatal piglets. Regul Pept. 2012 Feb 10;174(1-3):38-45. Epub 2011 Dec 2.


  1. Słupecka M, Woliński J, Prykhodko O, Ochniewicz P, Gruijc D, Fedkiv O, Weström BR, Pierzynowski SG. Stimulating effect of pancreatic-like enzymes on the development of the gastrointestinal tract in piglets. J Anim Sci. 2012 Dec;90 Suppl 4:311-4. doi: 10.2527/jas.53921.


  1. Pierzynowski S, Szwiec K, Valverde Piedra JL, Gruijc D, Szymanczyk S, Swieboda P, Prykhodko O, Fedkiv O, Kruszewska D, Filip R, Botermans J, Svendsen J, Ushakova G, Kovalenko T, Osadchenko I, Goncharova K, Skibo G, Weström B. Exogenous pancreatic-like enzymes are recovered in the gut and improve growth of exocrine pancreatic insufficient pigs. J Anim Sci. 2012 Dec;90 Suppl 4:324-6.


  1. Woliński J, Słupecka M, Weström B, Prykhodko O, Ochniewicz P, Arciszewski M, Ekblad E, Szwiec K, Ushakova, Skibo G, Kovalenko T, Osadchenko I, Goncharova K, Botermans J, Pierzynowski S. Effect of feeding colostrum versus exogenous immunoglobulin G on gastrointestinal structure and enteric nervous system in newborn pigs. J Anim Sci. 2012 Dec;90 Suppl 4:327-30.


  1. Rzeski W, Walczak K, Juszczak M, Langner E, Pożarowski P, Kandefer-Szerszeń M, Pierzynowski SG. Alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) inhibits proliferation of colon adenocarcinoma cells in normoxic conditions. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2012 May;47(5):565-71.


  1. Pierzynowski S, Swieboda P, Filip R, Szwiec K, Valverde Piedra JL, Gruijc D, Prykhodko O, Fedkiv O, Kruszewska D, Botermans J, Svendsen J, Skibo G, Kovalenko T, Osadchenko I, Goncharova K, Ushakova G, Weström B. Behavioral changes in response to feeding pancreatic-like enzymes to exocrine pancreatic insufficiency pigs. J Anim Sci. 2012 Dec;90 Suppl 4:439-41.


  1. Dobrowolski P, Huet P, Karlsson P, Eriksson S, Tomaszewska E, Gawron A, Pierzynowski SG. Potato fiber protects the small intestinal wall against the toxic influence of acrylamide. Nutrition. 2012 Apr;28(4):428-35.


  1. Radzki RP, Bienko M, Pierzynowski SG. Anti-osteopenic effect of alpha-ketoglutarate sodium salt in ovariectomized rats. J Bone Miner Metab. 2012 Nov;30(6):651-9. Epub 2012 Aug 3.


  1. Piotr Dobrowolski, Ewa Tomaszewska, Radoslaw P. Radzki,Marek Bienko, Jerzy Wydrych, Adam Zdybel, Stefan G. Pierzynowski Prof. Can 2-oxoglutarate prevent changes in bone evoked by omeprazole? Nutrition 29 (2013) 556–561.


  1. Dobrowolski P, Tomaszewska E, Bienko M, Radzki RP, Pierzynowski SG. The effect of dietary administration of 2-oxoglutaric acid on the cartilage and bone of growing rats. Br J Nutr. 2013 Aug;110(4):651-8. Epub 2013 Jan 11.


  1. Langner E, Nunes FM, Pożarowski P, Kandefer-Szerszeń M, Pierzynowski SG, Rzeski W. Melanoidins isolated from heated potato fiber (Potex) affect human colon cancer cells growth via modulation of cell cycle and proliferation regulatory proteins. Food Chem Toxicol. 2013 Jul;57:246-55 Epub 2013 Apr 12.


  1. Montelius C, Szwiec K, Kardas M, Lozinska L, Erlanson-Albertsson C, Pierzynowski S, Rehfeld JF, Weström B. Dietary thylakoids suppress blood glucose and modulate appetite-regulating hormones in pigs exposed to oral glucose tolerance test. Clin Nutr. 2013 Dec 31 [Epub ahead of print].


  1. Słupecka M, Woliński J, Gajewska M, Pierzynowski SG. Enteral leptin administration affects intestinal autophagy in suckling piglets. Domest Anim Endocrinol. 2014 Jan;46:12-9. Epub 2013 Oct 8.


  1. Lindqvist A, Spégel P, Ekelund M, Vaz EG, Pierzynowski S, Gomez M, Mulder H, Hedenbro J, Groop L, Wierup N. Gastric bypass improves ss-cell function and increases β-cell mass in a porcine model. Diabetes. 2014 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print].


  1. Pierzynowski S, Ushakova G, Kovalenko T, Osadchenko I, Goncharova K, Gustavsson P, Prykhodko O, Wolinski J, Slupecka M, Ochniewicz P, Weström B, Skibo G. Impact of colostrum and plasma immunoglobulin intake on hippocampus structure during early postnatal development in pigs. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2014 Mar 15. [Epub ahead of print].


  1. Goncharova K, Kirko S, Szwiec K, Wang J, Gruijc D, Kovalenko T, Osadchenko I, Ushakova G, Skibo G, Shmigel H, Prykhodko O, Fedkiv O, Majda B, Pierzynowski SG. A piglet with surgically induced exocrine pancreatic insufficiency as ananimal model of newborns to study fat digestion. – British Journal of Nutrition, 28, 1-8, 2014. doi:10.1017/S0007114514003286.


  1. Kovalenko T, Osadchenko I, Goncharova K, Pierzynowski SG, Skibo G, Ushakova G. Diet supplemented with pancreatic - like enzymes of microbial origin restores the hippocampal neuronal plasticity and behaviour in young pigs with experimental exocrine pancreatic insufficiency – PLOS One, submitted March 26, 2014.


  1. Skibo G, Goncharova K, Kovalenko T, Osadchenko I, Ushakova G, Vovchanskii M, Pierzynowski SG. Diet Induced Changes in Brain Structure and Behaviour in Old Gerbils– PLOS One, submitted March 07, 2014