Effect of dietary selenium and vitamin E on the biomechanical properties of rabbit bones


Turan B., Balcik C., Akkas N.

CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.16, no.5, pp.441-449, 1997 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/bf02238935
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.441-449
  • Keywords: selenium, vitamin E, biomechanical Testing, modulus of elasticity, FULVIC-ACID SUPPLEMENTATION, TOTAL PARENTERAL-NUTRITION, KASHIN-BECK DISEASE, GLUTATHIONE-PEROXIDASE, L-SELENOMETHIONINE, ANIMAL-MODEL, DEFICIENCY, TOXICITY, RATS, CARTILAGE
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No

Abstract

It is generally agreed that combined deficiency of selenium and vitamin E leads to several abnormalities including Kashin-Beck disease which is an endemic and chronic degenerative osteoarthrosis. The abnormalities can be reversed by the administration of various forms of selenium and vitamin E.