Protective Effect of Vitamin E and Selenium on the Liver, Heart and Aorta

Hossam Attia, Mohamed Soliman, Tamer Ismail
2012 Journal of Veterinary Anatomy  
This study was carried on four groups of Wistar male rats (20 of each), to evaluate the protective effect of vitamin E and selenium on the structure and biochemical alterations of the liver, heart and aorta. Group I is control, Group II fed high fat and vitamin E and selenium deficient diet as control positive group. Group III (protective) given 100 mg and 0.1 mg/kg b.w/day for 6months, vitamin E and selenium respectively with high fat diet. Group IV were injected intra peritoneal Vitamin E and
more » ... selenium 1 g/100 g b.w for 6 months after feeding high fat diet for 6 months. At the end of experimental design, histological section from liver, heart and aorta and so serum changes in metabolites of heart and liver were examined. The tissues of the control posi-
doi:10.21608/jva.2012.44881 fatcat:bm4yvoh66jfotf2sduqfmuif5a