Histological evaluation of selenium induced cataracts

Thomas (Tom) Shearer, D. W. McCormack, D. J. DeSart, J. L. Britton, M. T. Lopez

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Abstract

Injections of selenite, but not selenomethionine, to suckling rats caused nuclear cataracts. These lenses displayed a white opaque mass in the nuclear region and vacuolization of the cortex and anterior epithelium.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)327-333
Number of pages7
JournalExperimental Eye Research
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1980

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Shearer, T. T., McCormack, D. W., DeSart, D. J., Britton, J. L., & Lopez, M. T. (1980). Histological evaluation of selenium induced cataracts. Experimental Eye Research, 31(3), 327-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0014-4835(80)80041-8