Automated Determination of Blood Glutathione Peroxidase and the Effect of Storage, Cyanide and Drabkin’s Reagent

  • W. J. Blanchflower
  • D. A. Rice
  • W. B. Davidson

Abstract

Since glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) activity in whole blood has been shown to be significantly correlated to selenium intake in domestic animals, it is frequently used as an indicator of selenium status.

Keywords

Peroxide EDTA Glutathione Selenium Cyanide 

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Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. J. Blanchflower
    • 1
  • D. A. Rice
    • 1
  • W. B. Davidson
    • 1
  1. 1.Veterinary Research LaboratoriesStormontNorthern Ireland

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