Experientia

, Volume 33, Issue 1, pp 41–42 | Cite as

Physiological changes in hairless mice maintained on an antioxidant supplemented diet

  • J. T. Chan
  • J. O. Ford
  • A. H. Rudolph
  • H. S. Black
Article

Summary

Several physiological parameters were measured in hairless mice maintained on a diet supplemented with antioxidants. Comparisons to animals on control diet revealed higher water-soluble antioxidant content of skin and increased liver weight. Only small differences in body weight occurred and no distinct histological changes were observed in skin or liver.

Keywords

Body Weight Small Difference Physiological Change Control Diet Physiological Parameter 

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. T. Chan
    • 1
  • J. O. Ford
    • 1
  • A. H. Rudolph
    • 1
  • H. S. Black
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Dermatology and Biochemistry, Baylor College of MedicineVeterans Administration HospitalHoustonUSA

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