Blood glutathione peroxidase enzyme activity as an index of selenium release from Permasel in ewes.

S. Bedö, M. Mézes, G. Barcsák Tóth

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Abstract

Ten Merino ewes were given a single Permasel pellet (containing 5% of elementary selenium) orally and examined for the release of selenium in the reticulum by determining glutathione enzyme activity of the whole blood haemolysate over a period of 12 months. As compared to the controls, the treated ewes exhibited a significant elevation in glutathione peroxidase activity for 8 months, indicating an acceptable persistence of the product tested.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-154
Number of pages4
JournalActa veterinaria Hungarica
Volume40
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1992

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