Selenium Administration Attenuates 5-Flurouracil-Induced Intestinal Mucositis.

Abstract

Chemotherapy-induced mucositis is mediated by the release of proinflammatory cytokines and reactive oxygen species. Selenium has several metabolic functions, including the protection of membrane lipids and macromolecules against oxidative damage. However, to date, there is little evidence on the effect of trace elements on intestinal mucositis after… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/01635581.2017.1300289

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