Dietary selenium intake and growth of the MT-W9B transplantable rat mammary tumor.

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The present study reports the effect of dietary selenium deficiency and supplementation on the growth of the transplantable MT-W9B mammary tumor in female Wistar-Furth rats. Supplementation of the diet with 2 ppm of selenium inhibited tumor growth and reduced the final tumor weight by approximately 50% compared to the control rats receiving 0.1 ppm of… (More)

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@article{Ip1981DietarySI, title={Dietary selenium intake and growth of the MT-W9B transplantable rat mammary tumor.}, author={Charlotte C. Yu Ip and Mary Sau Man Ip and U. Olivia Kim}, journal={Cancer letters}, year={1981}, volume={14 1}, pages={101-7} }