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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/bf02238935
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.441-449


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.