, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 222–223 | Cite as

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

  • Ivana Oštádalová
  • A. Babický
  • J. Obenberger


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.


Sodium Single Dose Cataract Selenite Adult Animal 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivana Oštádalová
    • 1
  • A. Babický
    • 1
  • J. Obenberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Physiology, Radioisotope Laboratories of the Institutes for Biological Research and Institute of Experimental MedicineCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesPragueCzechoslovakia

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