Selenium and blood pressure studies in young and adult normotensive, renal, and spontaneously hypertensive animals

@article{Loyke1992SeleniumAB,
  title={Selenium and blood pressure studies in young and adult normotensive, renal, and spontaneously hypertensive animals},
  author={Hubert F. Loyke},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
  year={1992},
  volume={33},
  pages={129-133}
}
With reports of either no change or reduction of blood pressure, the relationship between selenium and blood pressure has not been clear. Normal Se values are not available for the Sprague Dawley (SD) rat or in the young and adult rat with various models of experimental hypertension. This study measured serum Se levels in the young and adult normotensive (NT), Grollman renal hypertensive (RH), and Okamoto-Aoki spontaneous hypertensive rats (SHR). The young animals have statistically significant… CONTINUE READING