Correlation of Levels of Platinum and Selenium in Rats Treated with Cisplatin and Sodium Selenite
The ability of selenium compounds to reduce the toxicity of mercury compounds has been demonstrated in animals (Parizek and Ostadalove 1967; Hill 1974) and humans (Kosta et al. 1975), the molar ratio of mercury to selenium being approx-imately 1 : 1 in certain organs after this combination therapy. Among selenium compounds, sodium selenite was found by us (Komiya et al. 1977) to have the most powerful protective effect against toxicity of mercuric chloride.
KeywordsToxicity Phenol Mercury Platinum Cadmium
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