Experientia

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 222–223

Cataract induced by administration of a single dose of sodium selenite to suckling rats

Authors

  • Ivana Oštádalová
    • Institute of Physiology, Radioisotope Laboratories of the Institutes for Biological Research and Institute of Experimental MedicineCzechoslovak Academy of Sciences
  • A. Babický
    • Institute of Physiology, Radioisotope Laboratories of the Institutes for Biological Research and Institute of Experimental MedicineCzechoslovak Academy of Sciences
  • J. Obenberger
    • Institute of Physiology, Radioisotope Laboratories of the Institutes for Biological Research and Institute of Experimental MedicineCzechoslovak Academy of Sciences
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF01944690

Cite this article as:
Oštádalová, I., Babický, A. & Obenberger, J. Experientia (1978) 34: 222. doi:10.1007/BF01944690

Summary

A single dose of sodium selenite to male suckling rats causes permanent or intermittent cataracts. The resistance to the lethal effect of selenite in suckling rats is significantly higher in comparison with adult animals.

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