Selenium content and glutathione peroxidase activity in tissues of young cattle fed supplemented whole milk diets.

@article{Scholz1981SeleniumCA,
  title={Selenium content and glutathione peroxidase activity in tissues of young cattle fed supplemented whole milk diets.},
  author={Richard W. Scholz and Dr. John A. Todhunter and Leslie Susan Cook},
  journal={American journal of veterinary research},
  year={1981},
  volume={42 10},
  pages={1718-23}
}
Three groups of 5 calves each were fed (from birth to 12 weeks of age) 3 vitamin-mineral supplemented whole milk diets differing only in their selenium (Se) content (0.03, 0.23, and 0.53 microgram/g of solids). Glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px) activities and Se concentrations were determined in blood at weekly intervals and in selected tissues after 12 weeks… CONTINUE READING