Physiopathological Effects of the Administration of Chronic Cyanide to Growing Goats – A Model for Ingestion of Cyanogenic Plants

@article{SotoBlanco2001PhysiopathologicalEO,
  title={Physiopathological Effects of the Administration of Chronic Cyanide to Growing Goats – A Model for Ingestion of Cyanogenic Plants},
  author={Benito Soto-Blanco and Silvana Lima G{\'o}rniak and Edna T. Kimura},
  journal={Veterinary Research Communications},
  year={2001},
  volume={25},
  pages={379-389}
}
Ingestion of cyanogenic plants, such as cassava and sorghum, has been associated with goitre and tropical pancreatic diabetes in both humans and animals. Thus, the objective of the present study was to determine the toxic effects on the thyroid and pancreas in growing goats of prolonged exposure to potassium cyanide (KCN). Thirty-four male goats were… CONTINUE READING