Vitamin E prevents changes in the cornea and conjunctiva due to vitamin A deficiency

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Purpose. To determine whether vitamin E can prevent changes in the cornea and conjunctiva due to vitamin A deficiency. Methods. Male infant rats from normal mothers were weaned at 20 days of age and divided into three groups: in group 1, A(–), rats were fed a vitamin A–deficient diet; in group 2, A(–)E(+), rats were fed a vitamin A-deficient diet and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00417-003-0633-9

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