The effect of pretreatment with vitamin E on the effects of endotoxin in rat.

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Twenty male rats weighing about 100g were treated subcutaneously with 25 mg alpha-tocopherol acetate. The rats were given 0.4 mg/100 g endotoxin intraperitoneally 24 hrs after the pretreatment, and were sacrificed 18 hrs after the endotoxin injection. The lipid peroxide level as evaluated by the TBA-value remained at the no-treatment level. In a similar… (More)

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@article{Pekkanen1983TheEO, title={The effect of pretreatment with vitamin E on the effects of endotoxin in rat.}, author={T J Pekkanen and Per Olov Lindberg and Satu M Sankari}, journal={Acta pharmacologica et toxicologica}, year={1983}, volume={53 1}, pages={64-9} }