Effect of dietary boron on 5-fluorouracil induced oral mucositis in rats

OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of boron on 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)-induced oral mucositis in rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty-four male Wistar albino rats were injected with 5-FU on days 1 and 3. The right cheek pouch mucosa was scratched with the tip of an 18-G needle, dragged twice in a linear movement, on days 3 and 5. The… CONTINUE READING