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Dietary selenium supplementation does not reduce lesion volume following SCI.

By Carolyn A. Meyer (2176272), Ranjana Singh (596491), Mackenzie T. Jones (2176266), Chen-Guang Yu (2176268), Ronan F. Power (2176274) and James W. Geddes (2176270)


<p>Spinal cords sections (20μm) were stained for cell bodies and myelin. Total lesion volume (A) and total tissue sparing (B) revealed a significant injury effect (p<0.01) between sham and injured. No significant difference in lesion volume or tissue sparing was seen between the control injured and the selenium injured group. Additionally, there were no significant differences in grey matter sparing and white matter sparing (n = 12 injured).</p

Topics: Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Physiology, Biotechnology, Developmental Biology, Cancer, Biological Sciences not elsewhere classified, function, antioxidant, cord injury, Spinal Cord Injury Selenium, Dietary selenium supplementation, Organoselenium Accelerates Recovery
Year: 2016
DOI identifier: 10.1371/journal.pone.0147716.g005
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