Vitamin E improves bone quality in the aged but not in young adult male mice.

Abstract

It is generally viewed that with advancing age, humans and other animals including mice experience a gradual decline in the rate of bone formation. This, in part, may be due to the rise in oxygen-derived free radical formation. Vitamin E, a strong antioxidant, functions as a free radical scavenger that potentially can suppress bone resorption while… (More)

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