Effect of lead ions on rat erythrocyte purine content

The influence of short-term exposure to lead on the energetic status of erythrocytes in rats is reported in this study. The male Wistar rats selected for this study drank water containing 1% lead(II) acetate and/or intraperitoneal injections of 1 or 2 mg/kg body wt every 4 d starting on the eighth of the experiment, over a period of 1 mo. The whole-blood… CONTINUE READING