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Journal of Ultra Scientist of Physical Sciences - B
Voulume: 31
Issue: 4
Article No. 1
Functional changes in the thyroid gland caused by the effect of cadmium in males of (Mus musculus) and the therapeutic role of selenium
IBRAHIM N. AL-SUWITI
Department of Zoology, College of Sciences, King Saud University P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451 (Saudi Arabia)
YAHYA M. SHOTOP
Department of Zoology, College of Sciences, King Saud University P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451 (Saudi Arabia)
Abstract :

Three male Mus musculus groups were exposed to cadmium and selenium for a period of 45 days where is the first one was control.

The result showed that increase in the cadmium accumulation in the thyroid gland increase, it’s weight and reduce the T4 hormone level wither the TSH level were increased. This study showed that Se can alleviated the effect.

Keyword : cadmium, selenium, thyroid, thyroid hormones
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