Impaired Myelination in rats given excess vitamin A postnatally.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The effect of postnatal administration of 1000 I.U. of Vitamin A on 4th, 6th, 8th, and 10th day of age to rat pups has been studied on brain myelin lipid and sulphatide synthesis from Na235SO4. Administration of vitamin A reduced brain weight, free cholesterol, phosphatidal ethanolamine and the synthesis of myelin sulphatides from Na235SO4.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Joshi, HC; Shukla, RR; Srivastava, N; Misra, UK

Published Date

  • 1983

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 53 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 19 - 22

PubMed ID

  • 6853056

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0300-9831


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Switzerland