Chronic dietary Mg2+ deficiency induces cardiac apoptosis in the rat heart.


Severe Mg2+ deficiency provokes pro-oxidative and pro-inflammatory changes, and also has been shown to be pro-apoptotic in thymus and certain cell cultures. In this study we examined the extent that chronic severe dietary Mg2+ deficiency induces apoptosis in the heart. Sprague-Dawley rats were fed during three weeks with normal (25 mM, Mg-control) or… (More)


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