The effects of 5% and 25% galactose diets on lens polyols, glutathione and protein glycation in male and female pigs.


The cataractogenic effect of a galactose diet was studied in male and female pigs in relation to the daily galactose intake. Two experiments were performed. In the first, 10 male and 10 female pigs were maintained on a 5% galactose diet for 30 days; galactose was given either as pure sugar or as hydrolyzed whey. In the second experiment, 18 castrated male… (More)


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