Leukocytosis, bone marrow hyperplasia and leukemia in chronic magnesium deficiency in the rat.

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deficiency ill tile rat, it was noted that leukocytosis and even leukemia developed in some of the animals.a Leukemia was also observed in animals given a carcinogenic agent, 2-acetylaminofluorene (2-AAF), while on the deficiency regimen. It was therefore decided to do systematic hematologic surveys on these animals and to include studies of the bone marrow… (More)

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