Abstract Title:

The hemolytic anemia of magnesium deficiency in adult rats.

Abstract Source:

Blood. 1973 Mar;41(3):451-9. PMID: 4690142

Abstract Author(s):

S Piomelli, V Jansen, J Dancis


A magnesium-deficient diet given to rats for 4 to 5 weeks resulted in anemia. The anemia that is produced by magnesium deficiency is a hemolytic type that results from a combination of a reversible extrinsic defect and an irreversible structural defect in the red blood cell.

Study Type : Animal Study

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