Pantothenol protects rats against some deleterious effects of gamma radiation.

@article{Slyshenkov1998PantothenolPR,
  title={Pantothenol protects rats against some deleterious effects of gamma radiation.},
  author={Vyacheslav S Slyshenkov and S N Omelyanchik and Andrey G. Moiseenok and Raisa V. Trebukhina and Lech Wojtczak},
  journal={Free radical biology & medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={
          894-9
        }
}
Rats were exposed to gamma radiation from a 60Co source, receiving 0.25 Gy at weekly intervals. During 2 d before each irradiation, the animals received daily intragastric doses of 26 mg pantothenol or 15 mg beta-carotene per kg body weight. One hour after the third irradiation session, the animals were killed and their livers were analyzed. In animals not supplied with pantothenol, the irradiation resulted in a significant decrease of total liver lipids and a 50% decrease in phospholipids… CONTINUE READING
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