Role of magnesium in glutathione metabolism of rat erythrocytes.

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The effects of dietary magnesium (Mg) on glutathione (GSH) metabolism were studied in rat erythrocytes. Young male and young adult female rats were fed a powdered diet containing either 12 ppm Mg (deficient rats) or 662 ppm Mg (control rats) for 14 to 28 days. Results showed that Mg deficiency in male rats had a decreased body weight gain, lower values in… (More)

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@article{Hsu1982RoleOM, title={Role of magnesium in glutathione metabolism of rat erythrocytes.}, author={John M. Hsu and Bernard Rubenstein and A G Paleker}, journal={The Journal of nutrition}, year={1982}, volume={112 3}, pages={488-96} }