Selenium status in adult cats and dogs fed high levels of dietary inorganic and organic selenium.


Cats (Felis catus) maintain greater blood Se concentrations compared with dogs (Canis familiaris) and, unlike dogs, show no signs of chronic Se toxicity (selenosis) when fed dietary organic Se (selenomethionine) concentrations of 10 μg/g DM. This study investigated the response of cats and dogs to high dietary concentrations of sodium selenite and organic… (More)
DOI: 10.2527/jas.2011-3911

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